A SIGNIFICANT sum of money has been stolen from a from a Castlederg home at the weekend.
Detectives in Strand Road are currently investigating the burglary, which took place at a house in Derg View in Castlederg sometime between 7pm on Saturday, and 2.30am on Sunday.
The victim was out celebrating Christmas at the time.
Detective Inspector Michelle Boyd described the incident as ‘abhorrent’.
“It is abhorrent that whilst this man was out celebrating Christmas with friends, like many others this weekend, his home was violated,” she said. “We are appealing for anyone in the area who may have seen anything – no matter how small or insignificant they feel it is – to please come forward and speak with police.”
Anyone with information that can assist with the investigation should contact detectives at Strand Road on 101 quoting reference 382 15/12/19.
Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100 per-cent anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.