Belfast Telegraph

LGBT group's offices ransacked in Belfast break-in

A number of items were stolen from the office.
A number of items were stolen from the office.

The Belfast offices of LGBT group The Rainbow Project have been ransacked in a break-in.

A number of laptops were stolen during the break-in.

It comes just weeks before Belfast Pride which takes place on August 4.

The Rainbow Project is a health organisation that works to improve the physical, mental and emotional health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people in Northern Ireland.

Mal O’Hara, who worked for Rainbow for almost eight years, reassured people that private data had not been stolen.

“The Rainbow Project has reassured service users that private data cannot be accessed via the stolen lap tops and I would reiterate that.

“This is a gut wrenching burglary, particularly on the cusp of Pride week. I’d urge anyone with any information on the theft to contact the PSNI on the non-emergency number 101.

“I hope that people get behind a fundraiser aimed at helping the Rainbow Project in the aftermath of this break in."

The group are fundraising in an effort to replace stolen items. If you would like to donate visit here.

The group's office was ransacked.
The group's office was ransacked.

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