Sword 'murder bid' in Belfast robbery
Published Sunday, 08 September 2013
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 35-year-old man was injured during an aggravated burglary in north Belfast.
The man was treated in hospital. (© UTV)
Two men broke into his house in the Alliance Court area - one armed with a sword and one armed with a knife - at around 2.50am on Sunday.
The victim had to be taken to hospital for treatment on his injuries but was later released.
Police said the thieves made their getaway in a silver Transit van in the direction of Ligoneil.
Two men aged 28 and 26 were later arrested.
Detective Chief Inspector Little appealed for anyone with more information to contact Tennent Street Police Station on 0845 600 8000, or Crimestoppers anonymously.
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