Man is accused of stealing £9,000 from a bingo hall in Ballymena

A MAN is accused of, according to the charge sheet, stealing £9,000 from a bingo hall at Wakehurst Road in Ballymena.

Christof Piotrowski (39), with an address listed as Firmount Drive in Antrim, is accused in relation to October 3 this year.

The charge is burglary and it is alleged he entered a ‘staff only area’.

The case was mentioned at Ballymena Magistrates Court, sitting in Antrim, on Thursday.

A defence barrister said the defendant is now on bail.

A prosecutor said the case file is due to be received from police by November 25.

No further details were given to the court.

The case was adjourned to November 26.

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