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Masked men threaten driver to hand over keys before making off with car in Lurgan

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Two masked thieves threatened a man to hand over his keys on Lurgan before making off in the car on Tuesday afternoon.

Detectives appealing for information following the report of the theft of a vehicle at Lurgan Tarry around 2.30pm.

It was reported that a man was approached by two males who threatened him and ordered him to give them his car keys.

The keys were handed over and the males then made off in the man’s black coloured Ford Kuga car.

The car was located burnt out a short time later on the Tullydagan Road.

The first male was described as being around 6’1” tall, heavy build and was wearing a black balaclava and dark clothing. The second male was slightly shorter and wore a black face mask and dark clothing.

Anyone with any information about this incident or who may be able to help with the investigation, is asked to call detectives in Lurgan on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 963 09/03/21, or submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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