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Newry ATM theft: Three men quizzed

Published 08/11/2015

The three men were arrested in the Newry and Crossmaglen areas.
The three men were arrested in the Newry and Crossmaglen areas.

Police have arrested and questioned three men after a cash machine was stolen from a Newry filling station.

Robbers used a mechanical digger to rip the ATM from the wall of the petrol station on the Camlough Road in the early hours of Friday.

The men aged 40, 27 and 24 were arrested in the Newry and Crossmaglen areas.

All were subsequently released pending further enquiries. A number of properties were also searched.

On Saturday, Adam Grant appeared in court in the Republic of Ireland charged in connection with the theft.

The 24-year-old was arrested in Inniskeen, Co Monaghan on Friday.

He is charged with causing £12,000 worth of criminal damage to the cash machine. He was also charged with possession of stolen property.

Grant, of St Brigid's Terrace in Silverbridge, Co Armagh, was remanded in custody to appear again on November 11.

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