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Masked gang who terrorised Lagmore family ‘despicable and dangerous’ – Baker

17 December, 2018 - by Daniel Baker


Sinn Féin Councillor Danny Baker said tonight that a masked and armed gang who terrorised a family in the Lagmore estate during an attempted armed robbery are dangerous and desp[icable and need to be taken off the streets.

The Councillor for the Colin area said:

“Masked men, carrying what appeared to be a gun, burst into a house in Lagmore Drive tonight and put a family through a horrific ordeal.

“They ransacked the house and made threats against members of the family.

“The family have been left deeply traumatised by this terrible ordeal.

“The thieves stole the family car before making off and abandoning it nearby.

“Neighbours and the community have rallied round the family.

“Local people are shocked and angry that a family has been terrorised in this way especially when we are in the mouth of the festive season

“I would appeal to anyone with any information on those responsible for this awful crime to bring it forward to the police.” 

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