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Young family threatened by two men and woman with knife

Drumalane Park, Newry

A young family were left badly shaken after two men and a woman entered their home and threatened them with a knife.

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime have arrested two people following the incident in Drumalane Park, Newry.

Around 8.05pm on Monday, 7 March two males and a female entered a house at Drumalane Park.

One of them had a knife in their possession and the occupants of the house, an adult female and three children, were threatened. The three made off on foot.

A 29 year old male and 25 year old female were arrested and both have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Detective Inspector David Henderson said: “Our investigation into this matter is ongoing and we would like to hear from anyone who noticed any activity around Drumalane Park on Monday night or anyone who has information that may assist our investigation.

“We can be contacted on 101, quoting ref: 1154 070316.”

If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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