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Co Armagh church ransacked in overnight burglary

The burglary happened at St Michael's Church on the Dundalk Road in Newtownhamilton
The burglary happened at St Michael's Church on the Dundalk Road in Newtownhamilton

A church has been ransacked and a stained glass window smashed in an overnight burglary in Co Armagh.

The burglary happened at St Michael's Church on the Dundalk Road in Newtownhamilton between 8.30pm on Friday and 9am on Saturday.

Several vacuum cleaners were also stolen during the incident.

PSNI Constable Tim Coombs said: “We would appeal to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area, or anyone who may have seen someone walking near the church carrying tools or the stolen vacuum cleaners to contact police in Newtownahamilton on 101 quoting reference number 306 of 13/04/19.

“We would also be interested in any dashcam footage showing vehicles parked in the lay-by close to the church on the Dundalk Road.”

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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