Woman hit on head during burglary

The police are investigating an incident.
The police are investigating an incident.

AN elderly woman was hit on the head after two males prised open the door of her home in Forthill Green.

The aggravated burglary took place around 6.30pm yesterday (Wednesday February 8) and the woman was treated in hospital for head injuries which were not believed to be life-threatening.

When the woman in the house tried to call for help she was hit on the head.

Police said enquiries into the incident are ongoing and would ask anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area to contact Mahon Road CID on 0845 600 8000 . Or if someone would prefer to provide their information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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