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Man arrested following series of burglaries at ATM across Co Armagh

Detectives investigating a number of burglaries from ATMs across Co Armagh and further afield have arrested a man.

Detective Chief Inspector Ciara Mullan said: “Detectives from Organised Crime Branch investigating nine burglaries and attempted burglaries of ATMs across Northern Ireland have arrested a 42-year-old man in the Hull area today, Wednesday, November 29.”

The nine reports this arrest relates to were all in February and March 2023 and occurred in the following areas: Articlave, Dungannon, Portadown, Poyntzpass, Irvinestown, Derrylin, Coleraine, Ballymena and Dungiven.

DCI Mullan continued: “The man has since been transported to Northern Ireland and taken to custody for questioning.

“He was arrested on suspicion of seven counts of burglary, two counts of attempted burglary and 26 counts of criminal damage. He remains in police custody at this time.

“We hope this arrest shows that we are 100% committed to putting a stop to this type of crime.

“Our investigation into these incidents continue, and I am appealing to anyone who could assist with our enquiries, to call us on 101.”

Alternatively, information can also be provided by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. You can also submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via

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