Money taken as elderly man is burgled

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POLICE in Banbridge are appealing for information after a report of a burglary at residential premises of an elderly man in the Blackskull Road area last night (Monday).

At around 9:50pm, it was reported that four masked men entered a house in the area. It is believed that a sum of money was taken during the incident. A 76 year old man was in the property, but is not believed to have been harmed. Enquiries are continuing.

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact Mahon Road CID on 0845 600 8000. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111