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Pensioner’s car theft: Two released on bail pending further enquiries

The two men arrested after a pensioner’s car was stolen in Armagh and crashed at Newry have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The car, a black Vauxhall Insignia, had been stolen from Thomas Street in the city at 7.40am on Wednesday.

A description was circulated to all patrols after the theft..

Officers in Newry came upon a black Vauxhall Insignia which had crashed into the Fiveways Roundabout (pictured). Fiveways Roundabout

Two men made ran from the car and officers chased them on foot.

Two men, aged 34 and 53 years old, were subsequently arrested.

The 34-year-old man was arrested for aggravated taking a motor vehicle without authority, driving whilst disqualified and driving with excess alcohol.

The 53-year-old was arrested for allowing himself to be carried.

Both were later released on bail pending further enquiries.

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