Woman left badly shaken after masked gang with crowbars ransack house in Derry

A woman has been left badly shaken after masked gang carrying crowbars ransacked a house in Derry.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 8:52 am

Detectives are appealing for information following the report of an aggravated burglary at a property ion Thursday night, 6 May.

The incident happened at around 10pm in the Glenowen Park area of the city.

Detective Sergeant Galbraith said: “It was reported that three masked men, carrying crowbars, gained entry to a house.

Police are appealing for information.
Police are appealing for information.

“They proceeded to ransack the property, causing significant damage to various household items.

“While no injuries were sustained, the female occupant has, understandably, been left extremely shaken by this terrifying ordeal.”

“Our enquiries are continuing. And I am appealing to anyone with information, or who noticed any suspicious activity in the area, to contact detectives at Strand Road on 101, quoting reference 812 of 07/05/21.”

Alternatively, 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