Pensioners left shaken after house ransacked in Strabane

Two pensioners have been left badly shaken after their home was broken into and ransacked in Strabane yesterday evening.

Its believed that thieves entered the house in St Mary's Place which was unoccupied at the time, via a window at the rear of the property sometime between 2:20pm and 6:50pm.

A number of rooms were ransacked and a sum of cash made up of a quantity of change was taken.

Anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity or any vehicles driving in a suspicious manner is asked to contact Police.

Local Councillor Raymond Barr says it would appear the house was being watched prior to the break in: