Detectives in Lisburn CID have arrested a 40-year-old man following a report of a burglary in the south Belfast area this morning, Thursday 11th July.

Detective Inspector Bell said: "We received a report at around 12.50am that a man had attempted to enter a house in the Windermere Road area, before entering a detached garage. 

"When officers attended the suspect fled on foot but was detained a short time later, and arrested on suspicion of burglary. He remains in police custody at this time. 

"Damage was caused to a garage window and door, and enquiries are ongoing to establish if anything was taken from the property." 

Anyone with information regarding this crime can contact police on 101, quoting reference 43 of 11/07/24 or online at