POLICE have launched a fresh appeal for information following the theft of a defibrillator from Guildhall Square area of Derry.
Sometime between 10.30 am on Saturday, February 8 and 9.30 pm on Sunday, February 9, it was reported that a defibrillator was stolen from the area.
A police spokesperson said: “Damage was caused to the metal casing which contained the defibrillator during the incident.
“This is a piece of life saving equipment, placed there for the safety of the entire community.
“This was a completely reckless act, with the consequences of this theft being potentially fatal for those in need of this resource.
“Enquiries are continuing and we would ask anyone with any information to contact Police on 101, quoting reference number 1670 of 09/02/20.
“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”