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Police believe burglaries at premises in Antrim could be linked

Police said one line of enquiry is that the incidents could be linked

POLICE believe six burglaries at commercial premises in which ATMs were damaged could be linked.

The burglaries were reported in the Kells, Crumlin, Martinstown, Ballyclare, Ballynure and Randalstown areas.

They happened between April 20 and May 30, and all during the early hours when entry was forced to the premises.

ATMs located inside were damaged, and cash was reported stolen during the burglary in Martinstown.

Police said one line of enquiry is that the incidents could be linked.

They urged anyone with information to contact detectives in Antrim on the non-emergency number 101.

They also advised businesses to "regularly review their crime prevention measures to minimise their risk of becoming a victim of crime".

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