Detectives in Derry are investigating an aggravated burglary in the Altcar Park area of Galliagh shortly before 6.55 am on Saturday, January 7.
Detective Sergeant Ballentine said: “It was reported that two masked men had entered the property, one armed with a hammer who made his way to the female occupants bedroom, holding it against her neck, before both men left the property.
“While the woman who was in the property at the time has not reported any physical injuries, this was a terrifying and frightening ordeal for her which will have left her shaken.
“An investigation is underway and detectives are appealing for anyone in the Altcar Park area with CCTV or dash-cam footage which could assist them with their enquiries, to contact them at Strand Road on 101, quoting reference number 373 07/01/23.
“A report can also be submitted online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/”Tags: