Sergeant Rob Cowan said: “It was reported that the house was entered sometime between 10.30pm on Thursday night and 9.00am on Friday morning with keys to a Volkswagen Tiguan taken and used to steal the vehicle.
“A white Vauxhall Combo van, which had been reported stolen from a property on the Ballyemon Road in Cushendall on Thursday night, was recovered nearby on the Straidkilly Road in Carnlough and at this stage we believe the two incidents to be linked.
“Our enquiries into both incidents are progressing and I would ask anyone who noticed suspicious activity in the Ballyemon Road area of Cushendall or Ballyvaddy Road area of Carnlough on Thursday to get in touch.
“I would also ask anyone who saw the white Vauxhall Combo van driving between Cushendall and Carnlough on Thursday night or who saw a black Volkswagen Tiguan leaving the Carnlough area on Thursday night or in the early hours of Friday to contact officers in Larne on 101 quoting reference number 395 12/06/20.
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“You can also submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”
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