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Four day search ends in arrests

Four day search ends in arrests

A four-day search which took place in Mayobridge ended yesterday (Monday).

Ralph Hewitt

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Ralph Hewitt

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ralph.hewitt@newrydemocrat.com

FOUR men have been arrested in the Mayobridge area following the discovery of stolen property from the Republic of Ireland. 

On Friday, October 5, police commenced a search of premises in the Mayobridge area for suspected stolen property. 

The search ended yesterday (Monday) and four men, aged 59, 51, 40 and 37, were arrested at the scene of the search on suspicion of handling property believed to have been stolen in the Republic of Ireland. 

They have been interviewed and subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Bell said: "This protracted four day search operation has resulted in a significant amount of suspected stolen property being recovered.

"I would appeal to anyone with any information about stolen vehicles or stolen vehicle parts to contact Detectives in Newry on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 661 of 05/10/18. 

"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."

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