Man hit in face with firearm during Castlewellan robbery



A man was struck in the face with a firearm during an armed robbery in Castlewellan early on Monday morning.

At around midnight three masked men entered a flat at the Ballyloughrin Road armed with firearms.

The two men in the property were threatened and one was hit in the face with a firearm. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Money was stolen during the incident.

Police have appealed for information.




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