BREAKING NEWS: Belfast: Family Held Hostage By Raiders: PSNI

15 Feb

A family was held hostage by a gang who broke into their south Belfast home, police have said.

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They were awoken in their house in Rathdrum Street by three masked intruders and threatened with sticks and iron bars.

The gang then attacked the 46-year-old father, who was later treated for a suspected broken jaw.

They held the husband, his wife and three children for two hours before leaving with jewellery and money.

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