Defibrillator stolen from north Belfast hospital

Credit: PSNI
Defibrillator stolen from Mater Hospital in north Belfast, Northern Ireland.
A defibrillator like the model pictured above has been stolen. Credit: PSNI

A defibrillator has been stolen from a hospital in north Belfast.

It is understood to have been taken from the Mater Hospital in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The police have released a number of details about a suspect who is understood to have committed the theft.

They have described the man as being "around 6’ tall and of stocky build, with dark hair and a full beard."

PSNI Sergeant Andrew Matson said: "He was reported to be wearing a dark grey jumper with white writing and blue jeans.

“This defibrillator is a vital, life-saving piece of equipment that could mean the difference between life or death for someone."

Police have appealed for anyone with information to get in touch.

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