Two masked men, armed with suspected gun break into house in Derry

Investigations are continuing in Derry after two masked men, armed with a suspected firearm broke into a house in the Waterside area yesterday evening.

The occupant of the property was not injured but has been left badly shaken.

It’s reported that two masked men, dressed in dark clothing and armed with a suspected firearm and a baton, entered a house in the McClay Gardens area at around 10.30pm last evening.

One of the intruders pushed the male occupant onto a chair and tied his wrists whilst the other forced entry to a gun cabinet.

A legally held firearm was taken from the cabinet and the two men then left the property.

Police say the occupant was not physically injured but was left badly shaken.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity or who has CCTV or dash-cam footage from the area at the time of the incident to contact them at Strand Road on the non-emergency number 101.

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