Police investigate spate of burglaries

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a number of burglaries at residential properties in the Antrim area on Friday, February 19.

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It was reported that sometime between 8am and 7pm entry was forced to a property in the Millhouse Court area. A number of rooms were searched but nothing was stolen during the incident.

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It was reported that sometime between 5.30pm and 8pm a house in the Glencraig area had been entered and a number of rooms searched. It is not believed that anything was stolen during the incident.

Shortly before 7.50pm the occupant of a house in the Kintyre area returned home and disturbed 3 males in his property. The males made off when challenged by the homeowner. A watch was stolen during the incident. The males are described as being aged in their late teens or early 20’s and had scarves covering their faces.

Detective Sergeant Peter Crothers is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incidents or anyone who saw three males in the area of Kintyre between 7.30pm and 8pm to contact Detectives in Antrim Police Station on 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.