Strabane wheelie bins padlocked after spate of thefts and burnings

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Wheelie bins are being padlocked across Strabane following a spate of thefts and burnings recently.

The Derry City and Strabane District Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) provided the locks in response to community concerns.

A spokesperson explained: “After a spate of incidents where wheelie bins were removed from homes and set on fire, Derry and Strabane PCSP have provided a number of wheelie bin locks to residents in Strabane.

“These locks will be distributed and fitted by Strabane Community Search and Rescue.”

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