05/12/2019

Probe As Car Broken Into In Co Antrim

Police have launched an investigation after a car was broken into in Co Antrim.

The white BMW was parked in the Beechill area of the Saintfield Road, Castlereagh when the back window was smashed and a laptop stolen.

Police believed it happened sometime throughout the night, with the owner discovering it on Wednesday morning, 04 December.
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The theft has prompted police to urge members of the public to remain vigilant in the run up to Christmas and make sure all valuable items or Christmas presents are removed from cars.

A spokesperson for PSNI Castlereagh said of the break in: "Imagine waking up this morning and finding your car broken in to like this?!

"If you saw anything suspicious overnight in this area, please make contact with police in Lisburn & Castlereagh on 101 quoting serial 211 of 4th December.

"Please folks, particularly at this time of year, be sure not to leave any valuables or Christmas presents in your car which could easily tempt would be thieves. Make it difficult for them and take these precautions."



(JG/CM)

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