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Man arrested after police track digger stolen from Dublin to Co Armagh

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A man has been arrested after police recovered a stolen digger in Co Armagh.

Working with their colleagues in An Gardaí Siochana, the PSNI recovered a JCB digger, believed to have stolen in Dublin.

The vehicle had been reported stolen sometime between 4pm on November 27 and 7am on November 28, and was later recovered, with the help of a tracking device, by police in Craigavon shortly after 10.30am on November 28.

In a follow up search police also seized a number of items of suspected stolen plant equipment.

Detective Inspector McCamley said: “A 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods, and has been released on bail pending inquiries.”

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