04/04/2019

East Belfast Home Targeted In Burglary

Police are investigating a reported burglary at the home of an elderly woman in east Belfast yesterday, Wednesday 03 April.

Entry was gained to a property in Loopland Parade sometime between 7pm and 10pm, with the house ransacked and a small quantity of costume jewellery taken.

The female occupant was not at home at the time, but raised the alarm upon her return.
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Police are appealing to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area to contact detectives at Musgrave on non-emergency line 101 quoting reference number 1435 of 03/04/19.

Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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