Hunt on for 3-man gang

February 2, 2015

A three-man gang suspected of being involved in a string of burglaries is being hunted by police on both sides of the border.

The gang is believed to have been involved in reported burglaries in Armagh, Castleblayney, and an attempted robbery in Newry and are travelling in a silver 3 Series BMW.  Police say the vehicle is fitted with a false number plate bearing the registration TJZ 6053, the original registration number is believed to be 09 D 30244.

Around 5.25pm on Saturday evening the men were disturbed while attempting to break into a house in Ashgrove Avenue, Newry.

The same car was also seen escaping the scene of an attempted burglary on the Killylea Road, Armagh on Friday afternoon.

Police say the suspects have Southern accents and have appealed for information.