26/02/2018

Three Men Charged In Connection With Series Of Aggravated Burglaries

Three men have been charged with a number of offences in connection with a series of aggravated burglaries between 20 and 23 February.

The men, aged 27, 30 and 35, are facing charges of aggravated burglary, stealing, false imprisonment, burglary, going equipped for burglary and handling stolen goods.
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The men have been charged in connection with an aggravated burglary at a house on the Castlewellan Road area of Ballyward overnight on Thursday, 22 February, and three other burglaries which occurred at premises in Belfast, Downpatrick and Ardglass between 20 and 23 February

The 35-year-old male has also been charged with attempted murder, aggravated burglary with intent to steal, aggravated vehicle taking causing damage to vehicle, arson endangering life with intent and false imprisonment. The charges are in connection with an aggravated burglary which occurred in the School Road area of Clough on Monday 19 February.

The three suspects are due to appear before Downpatrick Magistrates Court later today, Monday, 26 February.

(MH)

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