POLICE in Ballymena have arrested two men following the report of an incident at a house at Galgorm Road in the town this morning.
A PSNI spokesperson said: “The report was received by police at around 5.15am that two men were attempting to force entry to a house. Entry was not gained, however, and the men made off.
“Two men, aged 27 and 34, matching descriptions given to police, were located by officers a short distance away and upon searching the two detained men, suspected stolen property from another house in the area was recovered.
“The men were then arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including aggravated burglary with intent to steal, criminal damage, going equipped for theft and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
“Both men remain in custody at this time assisting officers with their enquiries.
“Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact detectives in Ballymena on 101 quoting reference number 155 07/11/19.
“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”