84-year-old woman is burglary victim

Ballymena PSNI Station.

AN 84-year-old woman has been the victim of a burglary.

PSNI Inspector Rory Bradley said on Wednesday: “Following a report of a burglary on a vulnerable 84-year-old woman on 11/06/19 at Ballyconnelly Road, Cullybackey, police would again remind people to be mindful of their personal security.

“Please continue to look after elderly neighbours and remind them of the “Quick check” scheme – which anyone can ring to check the identity of callers to your home. Simply dial 101 and quote the Quick check scheme.

“If your service provider will not allow access via 101 you can access by dialling the Police exchange on 02890650222.

“Do not retain large amounts of cash or jewellery unsecured in your home. If you do have a safe installed in your home ensure that it is properly installed and correctly anchored to an immovable object (i.e. the ground and/or structural wall).

“Try to avoid setting patterns as to your comings and goings from your property.

“Anyone who may have information relating to this incident please contact Police at Ballymena Station on 101 or via Police exchange contact number as listed above.”

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