Burglar holds knife to woman’s throat during break-in, PSNI appeal for information

A burglar held a knife to a woman’s throat during an aggravated burglary in Co Down, the PSNI has revealed.

Sunday, 31st October 2021, 2:44 pm
Updated Sunday, 31st October 2021, 2:54 pm
The PSNI is appealing for information about the burglars.

Police are appealing for information following the report of an aggravated burglary at a residential property in the Governors Gate area of Hillsborough last night.

At approximately 10.45pm on Saturday, police received a report two men had entered a property and demanded money from the female occupant.

“One intruder held a knife to the female occupant’s throat,” police said. “The men ransacked the house and a sum of cash, a watch and a mobile phone were taken before the men fled from the scene.”

Detective Inspector Snoddy said: “Efforts are ongoing to identify those involved and we would appeal to anyone with information to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 2094 of 30/10/21. Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org “

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