Police investigating nine reports of vehicle tampering in Coleraine

Police investigating nine reports of vehicle tampering in Coleraine are linking these incidents. 

These incidents of vehicle tampering, theft and criminal damage of vehicles happened in the Newbridge Drive and Knocklynn Park areas of Mountsandel in the early hours of Sunday morning, 8th January.

A number of cars were entered and their gloveboxes opened. Some loose change, totalling £15 and £5, was stolen from two of the vehicles. Meanwhile, a coat and a digital spirit level were taken from another car.

Sergeant Jamie Halligan said: “Our enquiries are continuing and we are appealing to anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area during the early hours of Sunday or who may have CCTV, dash-cam or doorbell footage to get in touch. The number to call is 101, quoting reference number 872 of 08/01/23.”

You can also submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/