Detectives in Lisburn are appealing for witnesses and information following a report of a burglary in the River Road area of Boardmills.

Detective Inspector Bell said: “Sometime between 8.30pm on Wednesday 20th April and 7am today, Thursday 21st April, the garage of a property was broken into and a lawnmower, together with a quantity of tools, was stolen.

“Detectives believe that a van, or a vehicle and trailer, may have been used to transport the lawnmower away from the house, and we are appealing to anyone who may have noticed a vehicle transporting such equipment, or any suspicious activity in the area at the time, to contact us on 101 and quote reference number 281 of 21/04/22. We are also appealing to anyone who may have any dash cam footage captured to get in touch.”

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.