25/11/2020

Four Men Arrested After Attempted Fraud At Banbridge Retail Park

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of a number of fraud offences.

The man, three aged 19 and one 22 year old, are understood to have attempted to use what police believe may be false financial details at a retail park in Banbridge yesterday, Tuesday 24 November.
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It is understood that the men attempted a number of transactions in various stores but were refused each time. The four suspects then made off in a vehicle. A description of the car, a Vauxhall Astra, was obtained and a police ANPR Interceptor team was dispatched to assist local crews in locating it.

The car was stopped by the Interceptor team on Armagh Road, Newry.

Detectives from CID are questioning the four men on suspicion of a number of fraud offences.

Anyone who believes they may be able to assist the investigation is asked to call 101, quoting reference 1223 24/11/20.

Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

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