Northern Ireland

Larne burglary: Staff member assaulted at nursing home

A woman who works at a nursing home has been assaulted during a burglary in Larne, County Antrim.

She disturbed a male intruder in the office of the nursing home in Main Street at about 18.30 GMT on Sunday.

Police said the man had ransacked the office and was attempting to open the safe when he was disturbed.

The female staff member was then assaulted by the man as he made off from the premises.

She suffered bruising as a result of the assault.

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