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Intruder flees after homeowner shouts at him during Keady burglary

A burglar was interrupted by the owner of a house who shouted at him on Friday night in Keady.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a dwelling on the Clay Road area of the town on Friday, 16 February.

Detective Constable Stewart said: “Police received a report that at approximately 7.15pm an unknown male had entered the dwelling via a window.

“He disturbed the occupant, who shouted at him.

“The intruder then fled the scene.

“The intruder is described as being of large build with a round face and short dark hair.

“I would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area to contact Detectives at Lurgan Criminal Investigation Branch on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1113 16/02/18.

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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