Tuesday 21 February 2017

Family held hostage by armed gang

Published 15/02/2011 | 12:26

A family was held hostage by a gang who broke into their south Belfast home today.

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They were awoken in their house in Rathdrum Street by three masked intruders shortly after midnight and threatened with sticks and iron bars.

The gang then attacked the 46-year-old father, who was later treated for a suspected broke jaw.

They held the husband, his wife and three children for two hours before leaving with jewellery and money.

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