Northern Ireland

Ballynahinch burglary: Man in 70s hit with hammer

A man in his 70s has been hit with a hammer during a burglary at his home in Ballynahinch, County Down.

Three men with hammers broke into the house on the Crossgar Road at about 23:30 BST on Thursday. The man and a woman in her 60s were inside.

The man needed hospital treatment after being hit. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The burglars stole jewellery and left at about 01:30 BST on Friday. They were all wearing masks and gloves.