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Wedding ring and OBE medal stolen in Lislea burglary

Stolen OBE Lislea

A wedding ring and an OBE medal were stolen during a burglary in south Armagh over the weekend.

At approximately 5.15pm on Saturday, police received a report that access had been gained to the property in the Longfield Road area of Lislea some time between 9.30am on Friday, March 24 and 5.15pm on Saturday, March 25.

During the burglary an OBE medal and a wedding band were taken.

The wedding band has a distinctive pattern and is engraved on the inside. The OBE was stolen in the case along with a certificate.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anyone suspicious in the area between these times, anyone who may know of the whereabouts of these items or to anyone who may have CCTV or doorbell footage that could assist with enquiries, to get in touch on 101 quoting reference number 1280 of 25/03/23.

Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

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