South Belfast burglary leaves man with fractured jaw after being struc…

An aggravated burglary left a man in hospital with multiple injuries after he was beaten with a dumbbell.

At around 8.30pm on Sunday, September 26, it was reported two men entered a character in the Lavinia Square area of South Belfast.

One man was reportedly armed with the dumbbell

The victim, aged in his 20s, was then hit a number of times inside the character during the incident, according to the report given to the PSNI.

The man was taken to hospital with a fractured jaw and other injures to his confront and arms.

It is believed the men then made off towards the Ormeau Road in a white Transit van following the incident.

PSNI officers are now alluring to the public for help.

In an allurement released the following day, police gave further details about what the suspected criminals were wearing at the time of the incident.

Detective Sergeant Fairfield said: “One of the men is described as wearing a white jacket, blue jeans and a blue cap. The second man is described as wearing dark-coloured clothing and a disguise.

“Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and we would allurement to anyone with any information to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1270 27/09/21.

“Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form.

“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.”

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