Man tied up and assaulted during Banbridge attack

Detectives are investigating an aggravated burglary inside a property in Banbridge on Tuesday night. Credit: UTV

A man in his 30s has been assaulted during an aggravated burglary in Banbridge, Co Down.

The attack was carried out by three masked men inside a property in the Summerhill Brae area on Tuesday night.

Detective Inspector Stephen Harvey said: “It was reported that at 1035 pm three masked men forced entry to the property and assaulted a male in his 30s before they tied him up and ransacked the property before making off.

“Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting reference 1579 of 19/09/2017, or if they wish to remain anonymous Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”