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Ormeau Road

Appeal after defibrillator stolen from Belfast shop

Police are warning that the theft could lead to the death of somebody who needs the equipment.

THERE ARE WARNINGS that somebody could die after a defibrillator was stolen from a shop in Belfast yesterday.

The life-saving piece of equipment was taken from the side of a shop on the Ormeau Road on Monday 7 November. It happened between midnight and 10am.

Constable Gillham said, “This type of equipment is used to benefit the wider public. It is fitted so that it can be used in an emergency.

“We would appeal to anyone who may have information relating to this incident to contact police at Lisburn Road station and quote reference CCS 295 of 07/11/16. Or indeed if you happen to be aware of where this equipment is currently located please contact police so that arrangements can be made to have it reinstated.

“If anyone wishes to provide information anonymously please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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