Police investigating aggravated burglary in Portrush

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Detectives in Coleraine are investigating the report of an aggravated burglary at a house in the Hopefield Gardens area of Portrush on the evening of Thursday 6th March.

At around 10pm, five masked men entered the house and tied up two female occupants whilst they ransacked the premises. The men were reported to have been armed. The two females were not physically injured in the incident but were taken to hospital and treated for shock. It is not known if anything was taken at this time.

Detectives would ask anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity or who may have any information to contact them at CID in Coleraine on 0845 600 8000. Or, 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.