Northern Ireland

Men threatened during armed robbery in Castlewellan

Two men have been threatened during an armed robbery in Castlewellan, County Down.

Three masked men carrying guns entered a flat on the Ballyloughlin Road in the early hours of Monday morning.

One of the occupants was struck on the face with a gun during the incident. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The gang took a sum of money before leaving. Police have appealed for information.