Appeal for witnesses after woman comes face-to-face with burglar

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Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Detectives investigating the report of a burglary in Mullaghbawn on Sunday, 13 October are appealing for information.

Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Johnston said, “We received a report shortly before 9 am that a man had gained entry to the house in the Aughanduff Road area shortly after 8 am.

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“The female occupant of the house shouted at the intruder and he subsequently made off.



“It’s not known if anything was stolen.

“The suspect is described as being between 5’6’’ and 5’8’’ tall, of a thin build with short black hair and clean-shaven.



“I want to appeal to anyone who may have been in the area around 8 am and noticed anything or anyone unusual, or any suspicious activity to get in touch with detectives at Ardmore on 101, quoting reference number 580 of 13/101/19.

“Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111,” Detective Sergeant Johnston added.



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