Elderly man threatened with screwdriver


An elderly man was threatened with a screwdriver when three burglars were discovered in his relative’s home.

At around 9.45pm last night (Thursday April 3) an elderly man returned to his Dollingstown home with a male relative to find three men in his house.

“There was an altercation and the male relative was threatened with a screwdriver by one of the three males before they made off in a black car. The two elderly men were not injured in the incident,” said a PSNI spokesperson.

One of the three men is described as being approximately 6ft tall with a round face. The other two men are described as being smaller, slimmer and both aged in their 20s.

Detectives in Lurgan asked that anyone with any information about this incident contact CID in Lurgan Police Station on the new non emergency number 101. Or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.