Man attacked by bat-wielding intruder

A man was injured in an early morning burglary at his home in Banbridge when an intruder struck him with a bat.

By Valerie Martin
Monday, 6th May 2019, 2:10 pm
Updated Monday, 6th May 2019, 2:13 pm

Detectives are appealing for information following the report of the aggravated burglary at a house in the Millvale Close area.

Detective Sergeant Wilson said: “It’s reported that the male occupant was assaulted by an intruder, who attacked him with a bat, at around 2am on Sunday.

“The man sustained a cut to the side of his head and was taken to hospital for treatment to his injury.

Millvale Close, Banbridge. Picture: Google

“We are appealing to anyone with information, or who noticed any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area around that time, to contact us on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 800 of 05/05/19.”

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.