Family pet killed in Bessbrook burglary: Police investigate link with several other recent burglaries

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Sunday, November 27th, 2016
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psni57Detectives are investigating burglaries at houses in Loughbrickland, Newry and Bessbrook on the evening of Friday 25th November. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector Trevor Stevenson said, “ Police received reports that a number of men travelling in a dark coloured car, possibly a BMW 1 Series, had broken into properties at Donard View in Loughbrickland, Derrymore Road in Newry and Archdale in Bessbrook on Friday evening. “Entry was forced to the houses in each instance with jewellery and cash stolen. A family pet was reported to have been killed at the house in Bessbrook.
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nov-22-2016-big-box“These incidents follow reports in recent days of suspicious activity in the Bessbrook and Camlough areas, involving men travelling in a car matching the description given last night. “We believe these incidents may be linked and are actively seeking to locate this car and its occupants.
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nov-22-2016He added, “I would ask anyone who has any information to assist police with our enquiries to contact detectives at Ardmore on 101. Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.” More on this story: Widespread shock after family pet killed during break-in at Bessbrook home
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