Published Wednesday, 11 June 2014
Police are appealing for anyone who noticed suspicious activity to contact them. (© Pacemaker)
Two men, armed with a knife and a firearm, entered the house in the Ashwood area of the town shortly after midnight on Wednesday and threatened the woman, who was at home with the children.
The house was searched and a number of items taken before the men made off on foot.
The first man was described as being in his early 20s, about 5ft 11in tall, of thin build and was wearing a peach coloured jumper. He was carrying the knife.
The second man was described as being in his late 20s, about 5ft 6in tall, stocky build. He was carrying the gun.
Detectives are appealing to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area or who has any information to contact them on the non-emergency number 101.
© UTV News