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Three men charged with aggravated Newry burglary | Newry News Today

Police have charged three men aged 27, 30 and 33 following an aggravated burglary at a house in Springfarm Heights, Newry on Tuesday 29 November.

 

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It was reported that three masked men entered the property through a window at around 2.45 am and attacked a male occupant with baseball bats and an iron bar.

He was struck a number of times by the intruders before managing to escape from the house to shout for help.

The men then took the keys to a red Vauxhall Crossland car from the house and left the scene in the vehicle.

A short time later information was received from an off-duty police officer that a car matching the description of the stolen car had crashed on the southbound carriageway of the A1.

 


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Officers assisted by a police dog attended and three men were arrested in the vicinity of the crashed car.

The men, aged 27, 30 and 33, were charged with a number of offences including two counts of aggravated burglary and driving-related offences.

The occupant of the house sustained cuts and bruising as a result of the incident and was also left badly shaken.

Anyone with any information about this incident or who may be able to help with the investigation is asked to call the police at Ardmore on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 130 29/11/22.

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

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously at 0800 555 111 or online.

 


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