Man struck on head with hammer during burglary attempt

Orangefield Close
The incident happened in Orangefield Close in Armagh on Friday evening [Armagh]

A man has been struck on the head with a hammer during an attempted burglary in Armagh.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said it received a report of three men entering an address in Orangefield Close without permission at 23:20 BST on Friday.

Two of the intruders swung hammers at two male occupants, striking one of them across the head.

The injured man did not require hospital treatment.

The three intruders then made off in a vehicle towards Ballynahone Road.

Police have appealed for information.