Residents urged to be vigilant after spate of local burglaries

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Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Sinn Féin Councillor Roisin Mulgrew is urging South Armagh residents to be vigilant following a spate of burglaries in the area.

“I have been contacted by a number of concerned residents following a recent spate of burglaries in the Camlough and Bessbrook areas,” she told Newry Times.

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“Having met with the PSNI to discuss the issue I can confirm that the indications point to the same people being responsible for these break-ins as well as a number in the Crossmaglen area.

 

 

“I cannot overstate the need for everyone to be vigilant and to use some common sense, especially as we move towards the darker nights of winter and of course Christmas.

 Councillor Mulgrew continued, “Those responsible are opportunists who see a home which appears to be empty at the time and are primarily looking for cash, jewellery and safes.

 

 

“Even simple measures such as having a few lamps on a timer, closing curtains and interior doors can act as a deterrent.

“I’d also call on people not only to look out for their own home but to keep an eye out for suspicious behaviour around the homes of your neighbours, especially those who may be elderly or vulnerable.

She added, “Criminals can’t prosper in strong, united communities.”

 

 

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