Money Stolen During Distraction Burglary In Co Antrim

An elderly woman has had a sum of money stolen during a distraction burglary in Ballycastle, Co Antrim.

The incident occurred at a property on Atlantic Avenue on Tuesday, 27 September.

A man claiming to be from a utility firm called at the house at around midday.

He asked the woman if her could check her cabling at the back of her property.

She took him to the rear of the house and the man left abruptly.

The woman went back into her house and discovered a sum of money had been taken.

Police are advising the public to treat any stranger who calls to their door with caution.


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