HOMES in the Enniskillen and Fivemiletown areas were targeted by burglars on Monday. A total of four burglaries were knowingly reported in the areas on Monday.
Police are now appealing for witnesses following the series of burglaries on Monday 2 December.
Detective Inspector Trevor Stevenson said, “It was reported that some time between 5pm and 6.40pm, entry had been gained to a house in the Windmill Heights area of Enniskillen.
It is believed a number of items of jewellery were taken.
“Sometime between 1pm and 7.00pm, entry had been gained to a house in the Coleshill Road area of Enniskillen. The occupant returned to the property to find it had been ransacked, it is believed that a sum of cash had been taken.
“Meanwhile, we received a further report at around 9.00 pm, that sometime between 8.00 am and 8.40 pm, entry had been gained to a house in the Windmill Heights area of Enniskillen.
“It is believed a small amount of cash had been taken from the property.”
Across the county in Fivemiletown a man returned home to find an intruder in his house.
Detective Inspector Trevor Stevenson explained, “It was reported to police at 7.35pm that a short time earlier, the occupant of a house in the Willand Crescent area of Fivemiletown returned home to find a male intruder in their property.
“When disturbed the suspect, who had forced entry to the house, ran off. At this stage it is unclear what items had been taken from the property.”
Commenting Cllr Victor Warrington urged residents to remain vigilant.
“People must keep an eye out for each other and be aware of strange vehicles. This house is in the town, it’s not a case that a property in a remote or dark area was targeted. Be aware of what is around you and take note of vehicles acting suspiciously.”
Cllr Warrington remarked that this incident took place in an area where there are quite a few houses. He pointed out that the road also leads up to the Fold
Posted: 7:25 pm December 5, 2019