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‘Callous’ burglars rob couple expecting first child

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Police in Armagh are appealing for information following a burglary at a house Poyntzpass, Co Armagh, which happened when the couple were at hospital expected their first child.
Some time between 8.10pm and 11.20pm on Wednesday, April 2, entry was forced to the rear of a house on Meeting Street. The house was searched and a shed was also entered.
A small sum of cash and tools were taken.
Constable O’Brien, Armagh Response, said: “This was a callous and opportunistic burglary carried out while the couple were in hospital expecting  their first baby. This has added considerably to what is already a stressful time. 
“We are appealing to anybody in the area who may have seen anything unusual to get in touch with us on our new non-emergency number 101. It is also an opportunity to remind the public of the importance of making sure all windows and doors are locked and that security lighting is fitted around properties.”
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