Detective Sergeant Wilson said: “Sometime between 11am and just before 7:20pm on Wednesday January 19, it was reported that entry was gained to a house in the Beechlands area of Banbridge. The property was ransacked and it is believed that a quantity of jewellery was taken, with the front door of the property damaged during the incident.
“It was reported that entry was gained to a property at the Tullyear Avenue area of Banbridge sometime between 00:01am on Monday 17th January and 12pm on Thursday 20th January. The property was ransacked, with damage caused to a rear door during the incident. It was reported that a quantity of jewellery was taken during this incident.
“Sometime between 8am and 6:25pm on Wednesday January 19, it was reported that entry was gained to a house at the Grove Hill area of Banbridge. Damage was caused to a rear window of the property and a sum of money was taken during the incident.
“Enquiries are continuing and at this stage, we are investigating a potential link between these incidents.
“Anyone with any information or who may be able to help with the investigation, is asked to call detectives on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 749 20/01/22, or submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”