Five juveniles arrested in house

POLICE in Magherafelt received reports of a burglary at a house on the Magherafelt Road, Castledawson, on Sunday morning, shortly after 8am.

Police arrived and arrested 5 juveniles in the house. Some damage had been caused to the interior of the house.

Area Commander Chief Inspector Sam Donaldson praised the work of his officers. He also advised anyone with a vacant property to notify police.

He said, “I would urge all home owners, landlords, letting agents and property developers to regularly check their vacant properties. Make them secure as possible and check them every few days. It is very important to contact your local Neighbourhood officer and inform them of the property location so they can monitor the area.”