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Police appeal following a spate of incidents in north Armagh

Police in Lurgan are appealing for information following two burglaries in the Moygannon Road area of Donaghcloney.

Overnight netween Wednesday, 9 April and Thursday, 10 April, entry was forced to a wokman’s hut in the car park of a church on Moygannon Road and also an outhouse at a property on Moygannon Road.

A ride-on lawnmower, tow bags of coal and tools were taken.Police are appealing to anyone who has information in relation to these burglaries to contact police in Lurgan on the 101 non-emergency number.

If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police in Lurgan are also appealing for information following a street robbery.

Around 10.10am on Wednesday, 16 April a male approached a 24 year old female on Carnegie Street and asked for money for the bus. The female removed her purse from her bag and the male snatched it and ran off in the direction of Tesco.

The male removed a sum of cash from the purse before throwing it on the ground.

The man is described as being in his 50s with scruffy, grey, long hair and was wearing a black fleece.

Police are appealing to anyone who has information in relation to this incident to contact them in Lurgan on the 101 non-emergency number, quoting ref: 406160414. If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Meanwhile police in Portadown are appealing for information following the theft of a phone.

Between 3pm and 3.05pm on Wednesday, 16 April, a Samsung Galaxy phone and bank card were stolen from the reception desk of business premises on Church Street.

Police are appealing to anyone who has information in relation to this incident to contact them in Portadown on the 101 non-emergency number, quoting ref: 811160414. If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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