Woman escapes injury during aggravated burglary in Belfast

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A woman has escaped injury following a burglary in Belfast. 

Two men and woman forced entry to the property on Roden Street just before 3am this morning. 

One of the intruders was carrying a baseball bat and one was armed with a hammer. 

A 37-year-old woman was later arrested and released on police bail.

Detective Sergeant Rachel Miskelly said: "We received a report at around 2:50am that two males and a female forced entry to a property.

"One male was reported to have been armed with a baseball bat while the other man was reported to have been armed with a hammer.  

"Thankfully, the female occupant was not injured during this incident.

"An investigation is underway and a woman, aged 37 years old, has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary. 

"She has been released on bail pending enquiries.

"I would appeal to anyone who has information about this incident to call our detectives at Musgrave CID on 101, quoting reference number 298 of 30/05/20, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111." 

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