Northern Ireland

Thieves with crowbar target house in Newcastle, County Down

Police in Newcastle are appealing for information following an armed burglary in the town.

Three masked men, one believed to have been armed with a crowbar, forced their way into a house in the Wildforest Close area of Tullymore at about 2230 BST on Saturday night.

They demanded money and drugs before ransacking the property and escaping with cash.

A man and a woman who were in the house were shocked but otherwise uninjured.