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Coleraine Coastguard Back In Business After Storm Gareth Burglary

14th March 2019
HM Coastguard’s Coleraine station was ransacked by burglars in Tuesday night HM Coastguard’s Coleraine station was ransacked by burglars in Tuesday night Photo: Coleraine Coastguard/Facebook

Coleraine Coastguard is back in business after a reported burglary at its station during Storm Gareth on Tuesday night (12 March).

Volunteers woke yesterday morning (Wednesday 13 March) to find that their station “had been broken into and ransacked”.

The North Coast station was taken offline while the PSNI completely investigations and volunteers could determine that its equipment was safe to use.

Volunteers were given the all-clear by 4.30pm yesterday to resume their rescue services.

And they have appealed for anyone with information about the burglary — one of a spate of incidents throughout the town on Tuesday night — to contact the PSNI.

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