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Portadown filling station burgled and Armagh cars are also targeted

Police in Portadown are appealing for information following a burglary at a filling station on Dobbin Road.

Some time between midnight and 7am on Tuesday, 29 July, an external alarm was ripped from an ouside wall and entry was forced through the roof. Cigarettes were taken and the premises were ransacked.

It is believed a vehicle would have been needed to transport the cigarettes.

Police are appealing to anyone who noticed any vehicles or people around the filling station during this time to contact them in Portadown on the 101 non-emergency number, quoting ref: 74290714. 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 Armagh are reminding motorists to secure their vehicles when they are unoccupied following thefts from two vehicles.

Some time between 6pm on Sunday, 27 July and 12.30pm on Monday, 28 July, items were taken from two cars in the Alexander Gardens area. A Panasonic digital camera was taken from the glove box of a silver Volkswagen Golf and a blue fishing rod was taken from a silver Honda Accord.

Police are appealing to anyone who has information in relation to the theft or whereabouts of these items to contact them in Armagh on the 101 non-emergency number.

Police are also reminding motorists to ensure the windows and doors of their vehicle are locked and that all valuables are removed from the car.

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