18/12/2015

£1,000 Of Suspected Stolen Goods Found After 'Santa Sack' Search

Stolen goods have been discovered after police searched a man carrying a 'Santa sack' in Coleraine.

The Neighbourhood Policing Team from the North Coast PSNI recovered over £1,000 of suspected stolen goods during a follow up search at the man's home address.

The man has been detained by the police.
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A PSNI spokesperson said: "A note to all those children aged nine months to 99 years who may be a little worried: this was not the REAL Santa Claus."

(CD)

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