Northern Ireland

Two detained after armed burglary


A man, 33, and a youth, 16, have been arrested following an armed burglary of a house in south Belfast.

Thieves armed with knives broke into a house in Sharman Road in Stranmillis at about 0130 BST on Friday.

They stole a laptop and a portable music player before taking a Vauxhall Astra parked outside the house.

At about 0400 BST, the car was abandoned in Westrock Mews in west Belfast following a short pursuit by police officers.