Northern Ireland

Newtownabbey: Pensioners threatened by intruder

A couple in their 80s has been threatened by a man wielding a crowbar.

He forced his way into their home at Mallusk Road, Newtownabbey, at 22:00 BST on Friday.

But the man living in the house chased him away and he left empty-handed.

The intruder who was dressed in black clothing and a hood got into a red car that made off in the direction of Templepatrick. Police have appealed for information.