Thieves steal £17,500 in local burglary

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Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Police in Newry are investigating a burglary in which thieves stole £17,500.

The theft took place at Costcutters in Mayobridge.



Police believe it happened on Thursday morning between 3 am and 4 am.

The thieves cut electric wires on the street, knocking out the lights. They also ripped out CCTV.

Police said they also cut holes in the roof of the store.



Writing on their Facebook page, police said, “Once inside, they smashed open the ATM and at this stage, we believe approximately £17500 was taken before they fled.”

 “We are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information to contact us on 101 and quote reference 178 of 12/04/2018 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800555111.



Police added, “We would be keen on anyone who may have driven past this shop during the night and have a dash cam in their car to contact us.”

Photo credit: Newry PSNI Facebook page.



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