28/02/2019

Police Issue Vigilance Warning After Burglaries In South Belfast

Police in south Belfast have reminded residents in the area to keep an eye on their neighbour's properties following recent break-ins.

Two houses were targeted on Wednesday 26 February, the first in Bladon Drive off the Malone Road at sometime between 11am and 3pm.

The second burglary was on Sandhurst Drive in the Stranmillis area between 6.30pm and 8.30pm.
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Constable McCoy warned: "Please don't assume the sound of breaking glass is your neighbour putting glass in the recycling, particularly if they should be in work at that time.

"Most arrests at the scene or nearby are due to vigilant neighbours phoning Police straight away. If you see a stranger walking up the side of your neighbours home then hear breaking glass please don't hesitate to use the 999 number."



(JG/CM)

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