Police in Strabane play down claims of Sunday night lockdown

psniThe PSNI in Strabane are playing down claims of a lockdown on Sunday night last which led to police refusing to attend the scene of a burglary in Sion Mills.

The claim's been made by Cllr Patsy Kelly, who says a couple contacted police after their home was broken into on Sunday night to be told a detectiver would be there the next day.

However, police say that was done with the agreement of the victims, who indicated they did not need an immediate police presence.