Belfast Telegraph

Teenager held over raids on 15 lorries and six premises

By Cate McCurry

A teenager is being questioned over a spate of burglaries at homes and businesses in east Belfast.

Some 15 lorries were broken into on Wednesday night while a number of iPads, mobile phones and other valuables were taken from homes.

Detectives are interviewing the 18-year-old man following six burglaries and attempted burglaries which were reported in streets in the vicinity of Castlereagh Road. Detective Sergeant Kelly said: "One local business reported that 15 lorries had been broken into and electronic equipment taken from each.

"Householders also reported games consoles, iPads, mobile phones and other valuables missing. A number of items of property have been recovered.

"A number of stolen items may have been discarded. If anyone recovers electronic or personal items they are urged to contact police."

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