19/08/2003

Police appeal following house burglary in Derry

Police in Londonderry are appealing for information after a house was burgled shortly after midnight on Tuesday.

The incident took place at the house on the Woodbrook Lower Galliagh Road when robbers entered via an open window.

They stole car keys for a silver coloured Rover 218 which was later recovered at Skeog Industrial Estate at around 4.30am. Three men were seen running from the car.

Two mountain bikes were also recovered in a nearby shrubbery in the Industrial Estate, however it is not known if these items are connected to the burglary.

Anyone with information on either the theft of the car or the owners of the bikes are asked to contact police at Strand.

(MB)

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