PSNI: Police seek information after Prehen house burglary

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A house in the Prehen area of Derry was burgled at the weekend.

The house at Stoneywood was searched through sometime between Saturday morning and Sunday evening. An attempt was made to break into a second house nearby.

Police are appealing for information regarding any suspicious behaviour in the area over the weekend including callers and vehicles.

Meanwhile, a necklace and matching earrings cast from Indian gold were stolen from a house in the Culmore Road area.

The incident happened at Griffith Park on the evening of Friday, October 10.

Detective inspector David McQuade said: “Police would encourage the reporting of any suspicious activity in and around vacant properties or dwellings where the occupants are away for a period.

“In addition householders going away overnight or for an extended break should have a neighbour, friend or relative check on the premises.”

Information can be given on the police non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, it can be provided to the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.