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Witness appeal

Woman in her 60s taken to hospital after hit-and-run involving stolen SUV in Newry

Another woman was also struck.

POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland are appealing for information following a burglary and a hit-and-run incident in Newry this morning. 

A woman in her 60s has been taken to hospital for treatment after the hit-and-run collision. Another woman was also struck. 

Detective Sergeant Lewis said: “We received a report that a white BMW X5 was stolen outside a house in the Dublin Road area of Cloghoge.

“It was reported that the homeowner found the front door of their house open shortly before 10am, with the car keys and other items taken. We believe this may have occurred shortly before 7.30am.

“We then received a report that two women were struck by a white BMW X5 in the Martins Lane area of Newry at around 8.25am. The vehicle then made off and one of the women, aged in her 60s, was taken to hospital for treatment to her injuries.

“Officers remain at the scene of the road traffic collision, conducting enquiries. We would appeal to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the Dublin Road area of Cloghoge around 7am this morning, or who witnessed the road traffic collision in the Martins Lane area to contact us on 101 and quote reference 489 23/06/24.

“We would also appeal to anyone who seen a white BMW X5 acting suspiciously in the Newry area to contact us.”

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