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Three men arrested after keyless car theft in Armagh

Limestone Square in Armagh

Three men have been arrested in relation to a report of a keyless car theft in Armagh in the early hours of yesterday morning, Tuesday, March 19.

Detective Inspector Foley said: “Police had received a report at around 4.15am that a black BMW X5 Sport had been stolen from the driveway of a house in the Limestone Square area of the city.

“Detectives subsequently received information from a member of the public that a vehicle matching the description of the one stolen had been seen at an address in the Republic of Ireland.

“Following a joint proactive operation with our colleagues in An Garda Síochána, three men, aged 40, 39 and 67, were arrested by An Garda Síochána on suspicion of possession of stolen property, and a number of items were seized and taken away for further examination.

“The men remain in police custody in the Republic of Ireland at this time.”

“The men remain in police custody in the Republic of Ireland at this time.”

Detective Inspector Foley continued: “The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to tackling cross-border criminality together with our Joint Agency Task Force partners in An Garda Síochána.

“This investigation displays our commitment to our shared objective to keep people safe through collaborative partnership working.

“Anyone with information about any kind of criminality is urged to contact police on 101 or anonymously through the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111, which gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

“You can also make a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via”

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