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Masked intruders assault man, breaking his arm

The PSNI is looking for information after the assault, which took place in Antrim early this morning

Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

A MAN HAD his arm broken by two masked intruders who broke into a house in Antrim early this morning.

Detectives are appealing for information after a report of the assault at a house in the Corbally Drive, Antrim area at around 5.15am.

It was reported that two masked males, with one male believed to have been armed with a suspected firearm, forced their way into a property in the area through the front door.

A man was assaulted by the two males in a bedroom of the house, and it is believed he received head injuries and a badly broken arm during the incident.

Two other occupant of the house are not believed to have been injured during the incident, but were left badly shaken. The PSNI said that enquiries are continuing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact detectives on 0845 600 8000. Information can also be given anonymously to the Independent Charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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