Police warn of rise in rural burglaries around Ballymena
Date of alert:
Friday, 9 September 2022
Police Service of Northern Ireland
Police in Mid and East Antrim are continuing to investigate an increase in burglaries in recent months, particularly within rural parts of Ballymena.
There have been reports of burglaries in areas including Broughshane, Cullybackey and Clough affecting local farming residents.
Superintendent Gillian Kearney said: “I have been liaising with local councillors in Ballymena, to address the concerns of farming residents following an increase in burglaries that have occurred across the district.
“The local neighbourhood policing team will continue to conduct patrols throughout Ballymena and are always happy to meet with residents and community groups to offer security advice and assistance with crime prevention.
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