A 39-year-old has been arrested after a man and a woman were attacked in their north Belfast home during a burglary.
The incident took place at a house on the Ligoniel Road last night.
It was reported that around 8.25pm, two masked men, one of whom was reported to have been carrying a suspected firearm, entered a house in the area and assaulted the man and woman inside.
Police have arrested a 39 year old male on suspicion of aggravated burglary following an incident at a house on Ligoniel Rd in north Belfast shortly before 8.25pm last night. Witnesses asked to call 101 quoting 1472 15/02/19.— Police Service NI (@PoliceServiceNI) February 16, 2019
They were not left seriously injured.
The culprits then fled along the Ligoniel Road in the direction of Thornberry.
The 39-year-old suspect was arrested a short time later on suspicion of aggravated burglary.
A PSNI spokesman has urged anyone who witnessed the incident or who can help with the investigation to contact police.
- Press Association