Newry resident pays for cheap Iphone 6, ends up with two bottles of soft drink

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Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Police in Newry are warning the public not to be taken in by offers which seem too good to be true. cornmarket4The warning follows an incident which occurred in Corn Market on Saturday, 30th January. A male approached a member of the public offering an Iphone 6 and Samsung H6 for sale. A price was agreed and the offender walked to a silver Volkswagen Golf, after receiving payment, and appeared to put the goods into a bag. The bag was handed to the buyer and the car drove off before the buyer realised that the bag contained two soft drink bottles and nothing else. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Kelly said, “This individual was fooled into thinking they were getting a bargain when, in reality they were being ripped off. “I would advise anyone who is offered goods for sale in circumstances like this to walk away. Only purchase high value goods from a recognised retailer who can provide receipts and proof of purchase. Also, if you observe anyone offering goods for sale in this way please contact police immediately.” He added, “If you have information in relation to this incident or would like further crime prevention advice please contact local police on 101.

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