Northern Ireland

Woman is tied up during burglary in west Belfast

A woman has been tied up during an aggravated burglary at her home in west Belfast.

Two men armed with a gun forced their way into the house at Coolnasilla Park West on Monday night and stole cash.

The woman was left badly shaken as a result of the incident which was reported shortly after 21:00 GMT.

Elsewhere, three men armed with an iron bar forced their way into the house of a man in his 80s at Drumbo Road in Lisburn on Monday night and stole cash.

Police said the pensioner was left badly shaken after the burglary which was reported shortly after 22:00 GMT.