Car thefts and burglaries in Lisburn and Lower Ballinderry

Police in Lisburn are investigating a series of car thefts and creeper burglaries in the Crumlin and Lower Ballinderry areas.

In the early hours of Monday morning, a silver Peugeot 107 was stolen from the Crumlin area and later found in The Old Stables area of Lower Ballinderry.

Elsewhere, the keys to a grey Ford Mondeo were stolen in a creeper burglary in Lower Ballinderry just before 1am.

It was later located and recovered by police for forensic investigations.

At around 3am, it was reported that a man attempted to steal a stereo from a car in the Ashcroft Way area of Lower Ballinderry.

After being disturbed by the car’s owner, the man fled the scene.

Around half-an-hour later, a black Alfa Romeo was stolen after another creeper burglary in the Brooke Lodge area, close to where the Mondeo was found.

The Alfa Romeo has yet to be recovered.

Police appealed for anyone with information to contact police on the non-emergency number 101 or ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111