Woman punched by burglar

Judge's court wig and hammer or gavel
Judge's court wig and hammer or gavel

A woman was punched several times on the face by a burglar who entered her bedroom.

Detectives in Ballymena are appealing for information following the incident in the Clonavon Road area of Ballymena in the early hours of Sunday, 2 March.

Shortly before 12.30am it was reported that a male had entered a house and ransacked it. He entered a bedroom where the female occupier was and punched her several times to the face, before fleeing the property.

It is believed that a mobile phone was stolen.

The male is described as being in his mid 20’s with short fair hair, wearing a dark jacket.

Detectives would ask anyone who may have noticed anyone acting suspiciously in the area or who has information to contact Detectives in Ballymena on 0845 600 8000. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.