Northern Ireland

Newry woman and young children threatened in home

Benmore Court
Image caption The woman was threatened and told to leave her home at Benmore Court in Newry

A woman and her four young children have been threatened in their County Down home by a gang.

Eight or nine people called at the house in Benmore Court, Newry, at around 20:00 BST on Thursday.

The woman, who is a member of the Roma community, was threatened and instructed to leave her house.

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.