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Watch: Thieves linked to burglaries at Newry barbershop and Lurgan store

This is the moment thieves smash into a Newry barbershop before making off with the till.

At approximately 5am on November 5, a dark coloured A4 Audi estate car pulls up outside the barber shop on Monaghan Street in the city.

Two suspects are seen getting out of the vehicle while a getaway drivers sit in wait.

One of the suspects proceeds to break the window of the shop with a breeze block.

The other suspect then enters the store and takes a till and cash box containing £160 in cash.

They then make off in the same dark coloured Audi in the direction of Daisy Hill Hospital.

Description of suspects: Suspect one – Male, Heavy Set Build, approx. 6ft tall, wearing a Puffa jacket, Under Armour jogging bottoms and dark shoes; Suspect two – Male, thin build, approx. 6ft tall, puffa jacket, jeans, dark shoes with white laces.

Meanwhile, police are investigating a burglary in Lurgan, which they believe to be linked to the barbershop burglary in Newry.

At approximately 4am on November 13, 2021, a dark estate car reversed into the rear car park of a store.

Four male suspects then proceed to get out of the car.

One suspect goes to the gate to keep a look out whilst the other three force the door of the store. They then run back to the vehicle and drive off at approximately 4:27am.

Nothing was taken, however, pry bars and a sledge hammer were left at the scene.

Description of suspects: 4 males wearing puffy coats, jogging bottoms, gloves and masks.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward to CrimeStoppers.

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