Police appeal for information after stolen car collides with tree

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Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

Police are appealing for information following the report of the theft of a vehicle from the Pinewood View area of Newcastle on Thursday, 30 April.

Speaking to Newry Times, Sergeant Ashe said, “The car – a white Renault Kadjar – is believed to have been taken on Thursday night, at some stage between 7pm and 11pm.


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“The car keys, which were inside the house, had been removed.

“Later last night, just before 11.45pm, the car was located abandoned, having seemingly collided with a tree, in the Castlewellan Road area of Rathfriland.

“I am appealing to anyone with information, or who noticed any suspicious activity in the area, to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 448 of 30/04/20.

“I’m also keen to take the opportunity to remind local people to take extra care to keep vehicles safe.



“Always lock and close the windows of your vehicle when unattended.

“Keys and ignition fobs should be kept safe, and out of sight and reach.

He added, “And if you have a garage, use it.” 



Advice on keeping homes, cars and belongings safe is available by contacting your local Crime Prevention Officer on 101.


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