Creeper style burlary in Newry under investigation

Peter Bayne

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Peter Bayne

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Sunday 17 January 2021 11:47

POLICE are appealing for information following a report of a creeper style burglary and criminal damage which occurred in Newry on Saturday .

Sergeant Jordan said: “At around 4:45am, it was reported that entry was gained to a property at the Clanrye Park area of Newry. Two sets of keys and a red Audi A3 which was parked in the area were taken during the incident. Sometime between 5am and 5:05am, it was reported to police that the vehicle was located on fire at the Killeavey Road and was extinguished by Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service.

“Enquiries are continuing and we are investigating a potential link between these incidents and a report of criminal damage which occurred at the Killeavey Road area of Newry. At around 6:15am on Saturday 16th January, police observed damage which had occurred to a commercial premises located at the Killeavey Road area.

“It is believed the shutters of the property had been rammed by a vehicle during the incident. At this stage, it is not believed that entry was gained to the property.

“We would appeal to anyone with any information about any of these incidents or who saw anything suspicious in the area, to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 341 16/01/21. A report can also be made online via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/. “

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