Woman hit with gun during robbery in east Belfast.


A woman has been struck on the head with a gun during a robbery at a house in east Belfast.

The incident took place in the Grove Street area on Saturday night.

Detective Inspector Mary White said, “At around midnight, four masked men forced entry to a house and struck the female occupant on side of head with the butt of a gun, before stealing a mobile phone. Detectives are keen to hear from anyone who noticed anything suspicious in and around the area at this time to call the 101 number.

“Alternatively information can be passed via the independent Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.”