Tuesday 10 December, 2019

North Side man arrested on suspicion of burglary

A 54-year-old man from North Side has been arrested on suspicion of burglary in relation to a break-in at a house in Frank Sound.

He is currently in custody as investigations continue.

The incident occurred in the early hours of May 1 when a woman, who was at home with her children, was alerted to the presence of a man unknown to her. The man had entered the house and was attempting to take a handbag.

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The mother confronted the man and a struggle ensued, during which she was able to retrieve the bag. The man fled the residence on foot in the direction of the Frank Sound Church of God.

The woman received a minor scratch during the struggle.

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