Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Opportunistic thief swipes large amount of cash

Police in Newry are seeking the public’s help in tracing a thief who stole a large amount of cash from a car parked outside a supermarket on Friday.

The incident happened around 12.15pm when the opportunistic thief broke into the vehicle parked at Mulkearn’s store on the Forkhill Road and swiped the money.  Police described the thief as “a stocky male with black hair” and added that he made off in “a black old-style Astra” possibly bearing the registration 03 W 2381.

Anyone with information or possible sightings of the vehicle described is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 508 25/01/19.