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27/09/2021

Two men arrested after car which was stolen during creeper burglary in Derry is recovered by police in Strabane

PSNI
Police have arrested two males following reports of suspicious activity in Strabane this morning, Tuesday 05 June where a car which was stolen during a creeper burglary in Derry was also recovered. Inspector Yvonne McManus said: “Shortly after 8.20am this morning Police received a report of two men acting suspiciously in the vicinity of Castlegrange Park in Strabane. "Officers responded and following a search of the area detained the suspects. “The two males, aged 27 and 36, were arrested and a red coloured Peugeot car, that had been reported stolen during a creeper style burglary in the Caw Park area of Derry during the early hours of this morning was recovered by police. “This is a great example where information from the community has led to the arrests of two suspects. "I would encourage everyone to report suspicious activity to us – no matter how insignificant it may seem, the report of a suspicious vehicle or people acting strangely in your neighbourhood can help us to prevent and detect crime. We would like all of you to help us spread the message. “Both males remain in custody being questioned about a number of offences in the Derry and Strabane areas overnight.”

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