Police appeal for information following separate burglaries

Police are appealing for information following the report of two separate burglaries that took place on Thursday December 19.

The first is a burglary that occurred in the Gravelhill Road area of Lisburn. It is reported that at approximately 2.15am, a number of unknown persons gained entry of a licensed premise by removing a window pane on the side of the building before damaging a number of gaming machines and taking their cash contents.

A report of a burglary in the Lurgan Road area of Aghalee was also made to Lisburn Police; at approximately 4am, a number of unknown persons gained entry to a commercial premise by damaging the lower panel of the front door before taking a sum of cash and a number of electrical items from the premises.

Police would ask anyone who witnessed these incidents or who has any information to contact Police on 0845 600 8000. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.