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Car stolen in south Armagh by thieves who didn’t break in or take keys from house

BMW 640D Sport
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A high-valued car has been stolen in south Armagh Car by thieves who didn’t break in to the house or take keys for the car.

The grey BMW 640D Sport was snatched from outside a house on the Newtown Road in Cloughoge last Thursday morning.

“With advances in technology, thieves are now able to gain access to your car by redirecting the wireless signal from your key fob,” said a police spokesperson.

“Owners should take the same precautions they do with home security.

“Make use of your garage, if you have one; or use physical car locks such as steering column locks and chains.

“Keep all car keys, including spares, away from exterior doors and walls, and consider use a blocking pouch [lined with metallic material] to help block the wireless signal from your key fob.”

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