Teenager arrested on suspicion of burglary

January 6, 2014

A 15-year-old teenager was arrested by police in Newtownhamilton following two burglaries in the Meadowvale area on Saturday, 21 December.

During the early hours of 21 December a householder disturbed a male in his home. The intruder made off with keys and a sum of cash. A burglary was also reported at a nearby house where a sum of cash was taken.

After viewing cctv images, police conducted the search of a house in Dungormley Estate on the same date. A number of items, connected to the two burglaries, were recovered during the search and a 15 year old male was arrested on suspicion of burglary and possession of Class B drugs.

He was later released on bail pending further enquiries.