Detectives are appealing for information following a report of a burglary at a residential property in the Woodfield Glen area of Newtownabbey last night.

A police spokesperson said: “We received a report at 12.30am on Sunday, 30th July, that the homeowners had returned to the property and found it completely ransacked.

“At this stage it appears that the burglars left empty handed but the homeowners have understandably been left very shaken by the intrusion.

"Our enquiries are ongoing, and we would appeal to anyone with any information, or who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area between 6.30pm on Saturday 29th July and 12.30am on Sunday 30th July, to contact us on 101, quoting reference number 60 of 30/07/23.”

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