Northern Ireland

Burglars beat man with iron bars in Newtownhamilton

Police car

A man has been beaten with iron bars during a break-in at his house in Newtownhamilton, in County Armagh.

It happened in the Dungormley estate at about 22:30 GMT on Sunday.

Three masked men entered the house, assaulted the man and ransacked his home before leaving with cash.

The victim was treated in hospital for his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening. Police have appealed for witnesses.