Wednesday 28 September 2016

Woman attacked after gang carrying sticks forced their way into house

Lesley-Anne McKeown

Published 04/03/2016 | 15:48

The PSNI are investigating
The PSNI are investigating

A woman has been attacked after a gang carrying sticks forced their way into a house in east Belfast.

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It happened in the Witham Street area shortly after 7pm on Thursday.

The victim suffered minor injuries and inside of the property was also damaged.

Police are hunting four men and a woman believed to have been involved.

The assailants fled the scene in a small yellow car and a silver people carrier-type vehicle.

Police Service of Northern Ireland Detective Sergeant Conor Sweeney has appealed for anyone with information to come forward on 101.

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