Tuesday 21 February 2017

Masked raiders who ransacked pensioner's home for drugs flee with cash

Lesley-Anne McKeown

Published 29/10/2015 | 10:43

Downview Mews Credit: Google Maps
Downview Mews Credit: Google Maps

Masked men have robbed a pensioner in her home in north Belfast.

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They forced their way into her house in Downview Mews at about 7pm on Wednesday and ransacked a bedroom for drugs.

The woman, aged in her 70s, was not physically injured during the incident.

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The robbers, described as being aged in their 20s and 30s and wearing jeans and dark clothing, fled with a sum of cash.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them on 101.

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