Probe after suspicious activity around motor homes across NI

Police are investigating suspicious activity around a number of motor homes across the southern region of NI.

Wednesday, 24th February 2021, 4:27 pm

It is understood a man appears to have approached a number of people asking to buy their motor home but none had bee advertised for sale.

Areas affected include Lurgan, Lisnaskea, Armagh, Downpatrick, Aughnacloy and Lisbellaw.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police in South Area received a number of reports of suspicious activity from across the area on Tuesday 23rd February.”

Motor home.

Superintendent Alywin Barton said: “On each occasion it was reported that a male had called to people’s homes to enquire if they would sell him their motor homes.

“These calls were unwanted and none of the people approached had advertised a motor home for sale.

“Whilst at this time no crimes have been reported, a number of those who reported the matter to police have been left feeling very concerned as to possible motives of the man who called to their homes.

“We are currently conducting a number of enquiries into these incidents and I would ask anyone who is approached in a similar manner to contact police. The number to call is 101.”

Superintendent Barton added, “The suspicious nature of these reports is a timely reminder to us all to ensure we make every possible effort to safeguard our property and prevent ourselves becoming a victim of crime.”

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