Constituency Crime Downpatrick South Down

Police Appeal Following Ballynahinch Burglary

Police investigating a report of a burglary at a house in the Crossgar Road area of Ballynahinch are appealing for witnesses. 

The burglary was reported on Tuesday, 23rd August, however, it may have occurred sometime over the previous seven days.

Sergeant Cree said: “The householders returned from holiday to discover that their home had been broken into and a number of items stolen. We believe the burglary occurred sometime between Tuesday, 16th August and Tuesday, 23rd August and are keen to speak to anyone who noticed anything suspicious or out of the ordinary in the Crossgar Road area during that time frame to get in touch. 

“A number of items are reported to have been taken including a mobile phone, laptop, a games console and power tools. If you are offered items for sale in suspicious circumstances, similar to those reported stolen, contact us on 101, quoting reference number 340 23/08/22.”

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at


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