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03/01/2018

Car Crashes Into House In West Belfast

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following a report of a road traffic collision in which a parked car and a property were damaged in Cavendish Street, west Belfast this morning, Wednesday 03 January.

Inspector Laura Kelly said: "At approximately 5am, it was reported that a grey Land Range Rover Vogue struck the parked car before hitting the front of the house causing substantial damage. The occupants of the property were not injured.

"It is reported that four males who were inside the Range Rover then fled from the scene on foot.
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"The Land Rover, along with a silver Toyota C-HR, were reported stolen in a creeper-style burglary from a house in Carney Hill in Holywood sometime after 2am this morning. Car keys were taken from the property along with number of other items including a JVC 50" television, tablet and a PS4 games console.

"The Toyota was later recovered in the Glenmachan Street area of south Belfast at around 5am."

Police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed these incidents, or who may have information which could help with the investigation, to contact 101 quoting reference 182 of 3/1/17.

(MH/LM)

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