Six men armed with shotguns force burglary victims to hand over valuables

SIX men armed with shotguns forced their way into a house, threatened the occupants and demanded they hand over valuables.

The reported burglary happened in Foljambe Drive, Dalton, at around midnight on Friday, June 11.

Police said the occupants were awoken by six men who had forced entry into the property.

“The men, armed with shotguns, threatened the victims and demanded they hand over valuables,” said a spokeswoman.

“Officers are now asking for anyone with information to come forward. 

“They are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have seen a white Nissan Juke or a dark blue Ford in the area at the time.” 

Were you in the area at the time? Do you think you may have dashcam or CCTV footage? 

If you can help, call 101 quoting incident number 2 of June 11. 

Alternatively, contact anonymously via or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.