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Two vans raided and valuable tools stolen in Newry and Camlough in space of four days

Police probe incidents at Newry and Camlough

Rogue trader police

Police are appealing for help after thieves stole work tools from vans for the second time in the space of four days.

The most recent incident happened in the Camlough area on Saturday.

Sometime between 2pm and 4pm, a grey Ford Transit had been parked outside Safe Fuels at Newry Road in the village.

The culprits caused damage to the ‘door lock to gain entry ito the vehicle.

They helped themselves to gardening power tools from the rear of the vehicle.

In an earlier incident last Tuesday, valuable power tools were taken from a van in Newry.

The van had been parked on the  Flagstaff Road, close to the junction of the Dublin Road, when it was broken into sometime between 6.20am and 5.30pm.

The thieves made off with a Dewalt DCH27N 18v Rotary Hanmer Drill, Dewalt DCF 887N 18V Impact Driver Drill, Dewalt DCL05ON LED Torch, a Lecia Rugby 610 Laser Level and a Stihl TS400 Saw.

Police want to hear from anyone who has information on either incident.

You can contact the PSNI in Newry on the non-emergency 101, quoting ref 1002 on 05/03/19 in relation to the incident in Newry, or 855 09/03/19 for the theft at Camlough.

Police also want to hear from anyone who may have been offered items for sale in suspicious circumstances.

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