Police in the North are appealing for witnesses to an armed robbery in Ballymena, Co Antrim last night.
Just before midnight, three men wearing balaclavas entered a house at the Pillar Brae Road through a window.
They were armed with a gun, a crowbar and a hatchet.
A man who was inside at the time was struck on the head and left badly shaken.
A sum of money was taken.
The three men left the scene on foot.