Gunshot reportedly fired during aggravated burglary in Downpatrick

You are viewing content from Q North Coast 97.2. Would you like to make this your preferred location?

Q Newsdesk

Police are investigating claims a shot was fired during an aggravated burglary in Downpatrick.

A group of men forced their way into the house on Glebetown Drive on Friday night.

They threatened a woman and her adult son before allegedly firing a shot into the air and fleeing.

 

Detectives are investigating after males forced their way inside a property in Glebetown Dr, Downpatrick and threatened the occupants with a firearm on Friday. A shot was then allegedly fired into the air by the males as they made their escape. The incident was reported on Sat.

— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) 5 May 2019

 

Detective Sergeant Bell said:

“It’s understood that during the incident, which was reported on Saturday afternoon, a number of males forced their way inside a property and threatened the occupants with a firearm.

A shot was then allegedly fired into the air by the males as they made their escape.

A woman and her adult son were in the house at the time.

We currently investigating and I would encourage anyone with information to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference 696 04/05/19.”

More from Q Radio Local News


Join the Thank Q Club

Sign up for the Thank Q Club and receive exclusive offers, fun competitions and amazing prizes - it's quick and easy to do!

Sign Up Log In

Listen on the go

Download the Q Radio app to keep listening, wherever you are! It's available on Apple and Android devices.

Download from the App Store Download from Google Play