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Stolen vehicle smashes through family home

The house a stolen Range Rover ploughed into in west Belfast. Credit: Presseye

A stolen vehicle has smashed through the front of a family home in west Belfast, while a mother and her two teenage daughters were asleep upstairs.

The grey Land Rover Range Rover crashed into the property in the Cavendish Street area of the city at about 5am on Wednesday.

Significant damage has been caused to the front of the property. Credit: Presseye

Four men who had been in the vehicle fled the scene on foot.

The Land Rover had been stolen in a creeper-style burglary at Carney Hill in Holywood, Co Down – along with a silver Toyota C-HR.

The Toyota was later recovered in the Glenmachan Street area of south Belfast at about 5am.

The vehicle crashed through the living room window. Credit: Presseye

Substantial damage has been caused at the scene of the crash in west Belfast, with the stolen vehicle having first struck a parked car and then ploughed through the living window of the house.

Detectives are investigating and have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.