A handbag was stolen during a break-in at a house at Station Road at 4.45am in the early hours of Monday December 2.
Then later during an attempted burglary around 6.40am, a thief tried to gain access to a house in the Priory Close area. He was disturbed by the home owner and made off in the direction of the Ballyskeagh Road.
The thief is described as being approximately 30 years old, about 5’9” in height, of medium build and wearing a white hat and dark jacket.
Anyone who has any information about these incidents or who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area at the time is asked to contact Lisburn Police on 0845 600 8000. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving details, can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.