Latest: Police warning after spree of burglaries in Dungannon

Police Forensics
Police Forensics

Police in Dungannon are advising home owners to ensure their property is secure after a spate of burglaries over the weekend.

It was reported that sometime overnight Friday night a house in the Ballynorthland Demesne area of Dungannon was entered and a sum of money stolen. An attempt was also made to steal the television from the property.

Burglary spree

Burglary spree

It was reported that sometime between 11am and 4pm on Saturday entry was gained to a house in the Jockey Lane area of Moy and a sum of money stolen.

It was reported that sometime between 12pm and 4pm on Saturday entry was gained to a house in the Victoria Way area of Dungannon and a sum of money stolen.

Detective Inspector Will Tate said: “We would appeal to all householders to take steps to protect their homes. Please remember to close and lock windows and doors at night or when the house is unoccupied to reduce the chances of your home being targeted by criminals and opportunist thieves.

“We are continually working to raise awareness of burglaries and whilst police can conduct patrols, respond to reports of suspicious activity and deliver crime prevention, members of the public can play their part in taking proper precautions to protect their home and property. If your doors aren’t secure, neither is your home so please remember to “Close It, Lock It and Check It.

I would appeal for anyone who notices suspicious activity in their neighbourhood to call police immediately

“I would appeal for anyone who notices suspicious activity in their neighbourhood to call police immediately as this could prevent someone from becoming a victim of crime. Further practical crime prevention advice is always available from your local Crime Prevention Officer on the non-emergency number 101.”