Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 20 December 2014

Laptop stolen from Comber Baptist Church

A laptop computer has been stolen from a Baptist church in Comber.

Thieves broke a window at Comber Baptist Church between Sunday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 4, and gained entry to the Pastor’s room were they stole the item.

Also in Comber a creeper burglary took place at a house on June 9.

A rear patio door of the house was forced and a number of bedrooms ransacked. Various items of jewellery were taken and the occupant's Volkswagon Golf was also stolen. The vehicle was later recovered in Newcastle. Two males have been arrested and police enquiries are continuing.

On the same day a burglary occurred at premises on the Coach Road in the town. The burglar entered the premises by a small window, which had been left insecure. A sum of cash and a Toshiba Laptop were stolen.

Elsewhere, a robbery has occurred at licensed premises in Castle Place, Newtownards.

The incident, which occurred at approximately 5.30pm on Thursday, June 5, saw two men attack a staff member leading to £520 of cash being stolen.

Also in Newtownards, a number of residents have reported being visited by persons wishing to clean the roofs of their houses for money.

There have been no complaints as to the quality of the work carried out, or the money paid, however the residents felt they were pressured into having the work carried out. Newtownards Crime Prevention Officer, Constable Farr, can be contacted on 0845 600 8000 for advice on the matter if required.

A house at Brentwood Way, Newtownards, was burgled on Tuesday, June 10, between 6am and 4pm. The burglar entered the house by forcing a kitchen window. A large amount of alcohol was stolen.

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