Police in Armagh have arrested a man following an aggravated burglary this morning.
Inspector Kieran Quinn said: “Around 10.35am this morning, 22 December, three masked males forced entry to a house on Cathedral Road. The men were armed with knives and firearms and made off with prescription tablets and two cars – a blue Toyota Avensis and green Citroen C2.
“Three people – a 53 year old man, 22 year old female and 26 year old male – who were in the house at the time were left very shaken by the incident.
“We circulated details of the stolen vehicles to all crews and police conducting a vcp on the Armagh to Newry Road observed a Totota Avensis approach their checkpoint. The Avensis attempted to turn to avoid the vcp and crashed. One male made off from the car and a 25 year old man was arrested. He is currently assisting police with their enquiries.
“We would like to hear from anyone who has information in relation to this incident. We can be contacted in Armagh on the 101 number.”
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