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Community service for takeaway app burglar Eamonn McMurray

By Alan Erwin

Published 07/08/2015

A man - said to have used a food delivery app to target a burglary victim's home - must complete 100 hours community service, a judge has ordered
A man - said to have used a food delivery app to target a burglary victim's home - must complete 100 hours community service, a judge has ordered

A man - said to have used a food delivery app to target a burglary victim's home - must complete 100 hours community service, a judge has ordered.

Eamonn McMurray (26) was sentenced for the raid carried out at the woman's home in Belfast earlier this year.

Prosecutors said online checks on her takeaway orders had been carried out before the break-in.

A picture of a smashed-up computer stolen from the Ravenhill Avenue property was later discovered as part of the investigation.

McMurray, of Farnham Street in the city, was convicted of burglary of a dwelling, criminal damage and possession of cannabis.

Belfast Magistrates Court judge George Conner had heard he was thought to have been in contact with the woman over the internet.

A mobile app was used to check on food deliveries to her house, according to the prosecution.

McMurray was said to have been able to obtain her address by looking up where she last ordered from.

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