30 year old arrested after aggravated burglary in West Belfast

By Q Radio News.

A man has been arrested following an aggravated burglary in West Belfast in which a man was hit on the forehead with a hammer.

Detective Sergeant Corrigan commented on the incident in the Whiterock Crescent area: “We received a report, at around 7.50am, that a man had forced entry to a property and attacked a male occupant.

“The occupant was hit on the forehead with a hammer, and has since been taken to hospital, by colleagues from the Ambulance Service, for treatment to a head wound. 

“We have arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of aggravated burglary with intent to steal.  He remains in custody at this time, assisting with enquiries.

“Our enquiries continue and I would appeal to anyone with information, or who noticed any suspicious activity in the area, to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 323 of 20/05/20.

"Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime."

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