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Three men arrested in connection with armed assault on elderly couple in Dungannon released on bail

Three men arrested in connection with an assault on an elderly couple and their son in Dungannon have been released on bail.

The three men, aged 65, 35 and 24, were arrested by detectives investigating an aggravated burglary at a house at the Kilnacart Road area on Tuesday.

They have all been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

It was reported that three men entered the premises and stole a sum of cash, before fleeing on foot around 8pm.

The occupants sustained cuts and bruises and were left shaken by their ordeal.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Enquiries are ongoing, and detectives would ask anyone who may have any information about this incident, or who may be able to help with the investigation, to contact them on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1645 09/03/21, or to submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”

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