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Two men arrested after cars stolen in north Belfast


Police have appealed for information

Police have appealed for information

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Police have appealed for information

Two men, aged 24 and 30 have been arrested after reports of two creeper style burglaries in north Belfast.

Police said at around 6am on Monday September 7, it was reported that entry was gained to a house in the Merryfield Drive area.

A sum of money, a Samsung Laptop, an iPad device and car keys for a grey Honda Jazz car were taken during the incident.

The car was taken from the property and later found locked at the Henderson Avenue area of north Belfast.

Sometime between 8:20pm and 9:30pm on Saturday September 12 it was reported that entry was gained to a property in the Upper Cavehill Road area and a silver VW Eos was stolen from the property.

The vehicle was later found at the Silverstream Park area of north Belfast. Two men were seen by police leaving the vehicle and were arrested at the scene in relation to the incident.

Police are current investigating a link between the two incidents.

The two men were arrested on suspicion of two counts of burglary, two counts of aggravated taking and driving away, disqualified driving and having no insurance. Both are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

“Our investigation is ongoing and we would continue to appeal to anyone with any information to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 1886 12/09/20," PSNI Sergeant Rice said.

"A report can be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport. Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org “

Belfast Telegraph