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Young people harass Lurgan store staff before making off with vaping products and BB guns

A group of young people entered a Lurgan store and harassed staff before making off with a number of items vaping products.

Police received a report of theft from retail premises in the Francis Street area of the town just before 7pm on Sunday.

It was reported that a number of young people entered the shop at around 6.30pm before a young female reached over a counter and lifted a number of vaping products and left on foot without making payment.

It was further reported that two young males lifted toy BB guns and also left without making payment.

The young female is described as wearing black leggings with white stripes down the side, a black jumper, a black coat with white stripes down the side and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 1454 of 27/02/22.

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

Posting on social media on Sunday evening, the store, said: “We’ve had a group of youths in tonight harassing our staff and thinking they can take whatever they want including vape products

“This is not isolated incident unfortunately

“We have state of the art CCTV that we have a clear picture of every individual involved an police have been informed and are currently investigating.”

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