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Car Theft

Witnesses to car jacking urgently sought

Police in Northern Ireland are appealing for witnesses to the theft of a vehicle which contained two children in Co Down.

POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland have made an appeal for witnesses following the theft of a vehicle in Co Down last year, in which a car containing two children was stolen.

Officers are keen to speak to witnesses who were present at Warrenpoint on 11 November last year, who might be able to provide them with information.

They are especially keen to speak to anyone who was at the filling station and noticed a blue Vauxall Vectra car with a number of males inside at around 9.30pm on the evening of the theft.

Shortly after 9.30pm, a mother went into the shop and left her two children, a 14 year old boy and seven month old girl, in a grey coloured BMW.

The car was stolen from the forecourt of a filling station on the Newry Road in Warrenpoint soon afterwards, by a man believed to be in his early twenties.

The children were found unharmed a short time later on the side of a nearby road.

The car was found in Dundalk on Friday 12 November.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CID at Newry on 0845 600 8000, or information can be passed anonymously to the Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111

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