Man assaulted by armed burglers in Coleraine


Detectives in Coleraine are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary at a flat in the Upper Captain Street area of Coleraine.

Detective Sergeant Kelly Gallagher said; “It was reported that sometime around 5.30am on Wednesday, July 13 entry was gained to the premises and the male occupant was assaulted by three males, two of whom were armed with weapons.

“A 21 year old male was arrested in connection with the incident and later released on bail pending further police enquiries.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have information which could assist Police, to contact detectives at Coleraine Police Station on 101 quoting reference number 234 13/07/16. Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”