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Woman in her 70s restrained by group of men during burglary

It happened in the Creevamoy Road area shortly after 8pm on Tuesday night. Credit: PSNI

A woman in her 70s has been left shaken after her Broughshane home was burgled.

It happened in the Creevamoy Road area shortly after 8pm on Tuesday night.

It was reported that three masked men, wearing dark clothing, entered the house and searched the property while the woman was restrained.

Police say the men claimed to be from a paramilitary organisation and searched through the house for around an hour before climbing over a gate and leaving with a sum of money.

Detectives are investigating and would ask anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area to contact them in Ballymena on 101.