Northern Ireland

Elderly woman's bedroom ransacked in distraction burglary

Police are appealing for information after a distraction burglary in the Lawnmount area of Lisburn.

Two men claiming to be from a heating company entered the home of an elderly woman around 17:00 BST on Thursday.

Both men came in and one accompanied her to the back of the house. She became suspicious and asked for ID and the men left.

She later discovered an upstairs bedroom had been ransacked.