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Link between jewellery and cash thefts in Newry suspected

Detectives in Ardmore have said they believe there may be a link between two jewellery and cash thefts in Newry.

On Saturday at around 7.35pm police received a report of a burglary at a property on the Ballynalack Road in Camlough.

Entry was reportedly gained to the property sometime between 2pm and 6.45pm that day, with a sum of money and jewellery reported stolen.

Detective Sergeant Bell said: "At around the same time, we received a report of a burglary at a property at Dunbrae, Cloghoe, Newry. A sum of money was reported stolen. It is believed the burglary occurred sometime between 6pm and the time it was reported to us.

"Our enquiries are continuing, and we believe these two burglaries may be linked at this time.

"I am appealing to anyone who was in these areas around these times and saw any suspicious activity, or anyone who is offered jewellery for sale in suspicious circumstances to get in touch."

Anyone with information about the thefts can contact police in Ardmore on the non-emergency number 101 with the reference number 1212 of 14/07/2018 or alternatively can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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