Northern Ireland

Man and woman tied-up by armed gang during Banbridge break-in

A man and a woman have been tied-up by a gang during a break-in at a house in County Down.

Five masked men, one armed with a handgun, entered the property on the Castlevennon Road, Banbridge, shortly after 22:00 GMT on Sunday.

The man was hit with the gun during the burglary. The gang left with a sum of money.

The man and woman, who were left badly shaken, were taken to hospital following the incident.

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