Money stolen in burglary at Courtney’s Garage

A sum of money has been stolen from an ATM machine inside the shop at Courtney’s Garage in Lisnaskea during an early morning burglary.

Around 6.50am this morning (Thursday) police received a report that entry had been forced into shop located at a service station on the Moorlough Road. Police believe the incident occurred between 1am and 2am. Damage was caused to the shop till and a sum of money was stolen from an ATM machine located inside the shop.

The garage remained cordened off this morning and police investigating the report of the burglary are appealing for witnesses and information.


A police spokesman said, “Our enquiries are at an early stage, and I want to make a number of appeals today. In particular, were you in the Moorlough Road/Crom Road area during the early hours of this morning, between 1am and 2am? Did you see any suspicious activity, including anyone working at the roadside close to the premises on Moorlough Road between 1am and 2am this morning? Did you see any vehicles in the area being driven in a suspicious manner around these times, or earlier in the week?”

The spokesman cencouraged businesses to remain alert to any suspicious activity and to report it to police, and added: “If you see or hear of any suspicious activity in your area; any strange vehicles in the area or anything out of the ordinary, or if you think there is a crime in progress, please, pick up the phone and call us.”

If you have information, call police on the non emergency number 101 or alternatively, information can also be provided to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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