Thief armed with sword robs elderly man

Published Thursday, 06 June 2013
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An elderly man has been robbed in his south Belfast home by a thief armed with a sword.

Thief armed with sword robs elderly man
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. (© Pacemaker)


The incident took place at Balmoral Avenue on Tuesday at 1am.

The 85-year-old man awoke to find the intruder in his bedroom.

A sum of cash was stolen as well as a set of car keys.

The thief then made off in the elderly man's car, a red Toyota Corolla, accompanied by another man.

Police are appealing for witness to come forward.

© UTV News
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