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  • Writer's pictureLove Ballymena

Man beaten with iron bar by two masked men during aggravated burglary in Doagh

Police are appealing for information following a report of an aggravated burglary at residential premises at the Burn Road, Doagh, in the early hours of this morning, Monday 6th December.

Sergeant Gage said:

"Shortly before 4.30am, it was reported that two men wearing balaclavas entered a house in the area and attacked the male occupant whilst he was in his bedroom, striking him with an iron bar.

"They then took a gold chain from the occupant's neck and made off from the property on foot.

"The householder sustained injuries to his face and ear.

"Enquiries into the incident are ongoing, and we are appealing to anyone who may have any information which could assist, or who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area at the time, to contact police on

101, quoting reference number 176 of 06/12/21."

A report can also be submitted online using the non-emergency reporting form via You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at


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