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Masked men attack Larne house with sledgehammers

The incident happened in the Moyle Parade area of Larne. Credit: Google
The incident happened in the Moyle Parade area of Larne. Credit: Google

Masked men attacked a house with sledgehammers during an aggravated burglary in Larne.

The incident happened in the early hours of Monday morning in the Moyle Parade area of the town.

Four men caused damage to the doors and windows of the house with what were described as sledgehammers.

Damage was also caused to the inside of the house. No one was in the property at the time.

Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We are working to establish a motive for the attack and would appeal to anyone with information, or who witnessed what happened, to call us on the non emergency number 101, quoting reference number 9 of 03/06/19."

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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