Man in court on safe theft charge

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A man has appeared in court accused of stealing a safe from a local bookmakers.

John Patrick McGilloway (31), of Bloomfield Park, is charged with burglary and theft at the Ladbrokes Bookmakers, Patrick Street, between April 5 and 7.

It is alleged a safe, a mobile phone and a router were stolen during the burglary.

A Police Officer told Londonderry Magistrate’s Court he believed he could connect the accused to the charge.

There was no application for bail and McGilloway was remanded in custody to appear in court again via video link on May 29.