Police appeal for witnesses after late night burglary | Newry Times

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Monday, February 7th, 2022

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of a burglary at a house in the St Malachy’s Drive area of Castlewellan on the evening of Friday 4 February 2022.


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Detective Sergeant Best explains, “Shortly after 8pm, it was reported that four masked men entered the property and searched it, before making off empty handed.



“One of the men was described as being approximately 6 ft in height, and well built.

“The occupants of the house, a man in his 70s and a woman in her 60s, were both inside at the time of the incident.

“They were not physically injured, but were understandably left very shaken.

“Our enquiries are ongoing.

“We would appeal to anyone with any information, or who may have been in the area at the time and witnessed any suspicious activity, to contact us on 101.

“Quote reference number 1636 of 04/02/22.”



A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.


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