Cigs gang targets north Antrim

A GANG which focuses on stealing cigarettes from shops continues to target north Antrim.

There were two incidents in the Moyle police area over the weekend and they follow similar incidents in recent times in Ballymoney and Cloughmills.

In the early hours of Saturday, shop premises in Bushmills were entered by forcing open the front door. A large quantity of cigarettes were stolen.

A similar burglary took place at premises in Armoy when entry was gained by smashing down the front door of the shop and a large quantity of assorted cigarettes were stolen. A sum of cash was also taken from the cash till.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw any suspicious cars or activity to contact them on 08456008000 or phone Crimestoppers on 0800555111.