Five burglaries in Newry over the weekend

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Monday, February 15th, 2016
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Police are appealing for information following a number of burglaries in the Newry area over the weekend. burglary3On the afternoon of Friday 12th February, a house was broken into in the Castlekeele Heights area. Nothing was taken. A quantity of jewellery, a laptop and televisions were stolen from a house in the St Oliver Plunkett Park area of Camlough sometime between the evening of Friday 12th February and the afternoon of Saturday 13th February. Just after 9.15pm on Saturday 13th February, police received a report of a burglary at a house in the Highfields Avenue area. Nothing was taken. Sometime between 2.30pm and 10.50pm on Saturday 13th February, a house was broken into in the Ashton Heights area of Newry. Money and a black jacket were stolen. Then sometime between 7.30pm on Saturday 13th February and 2.50am on Sunday 14th February, police received a report of a burglary at a house in the Crieve Court area of Newry. A sum of money was taken. Detective Sergeant Emma Wallace said, “I would ask anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in these areas to contact detectives at Ardmore Police Station on the non emergency number 101. “Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111. She added, “I would also remind the local community to be aware of security around their home. Please always lock windows and doors when you are not inside the home, and report any suspicious activity to us immediately. If you think that a crime is in progress, please dial 999. If it is a non-emergency number dial 101.”
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