Woman left traumatised after gang of masked men ransack house in Co Antrim

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A woman has been left traumatised after a gang of masked forced their way into a house in Newtownabbey.

Three intruders targeted the property on Abernethy Gardens at around 8pm last night.

They ransacked rooms before fleeing with cash and jewellery.

A PSNI spokesperson said: ''Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an burglary in the Abernethy Gardens area of Newtownabbey on Wednesday 28th October.

''At approximately 8:00pm it is believed that three masked men forced their way into a house. 

''It was reported the men ransacked rooms in the property before fleeing with a sum of money and jewellery. A female occupant who was inside the house at the time was not injured, but left badly shaken.

''Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident, and police would appeal to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 1678 of 28/10/20.''

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