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This is the moment brazen thieves broke into a Newry phone shop and stole an estimated £30,000 worth of electronic products

Police are appealing for information following the incident, which took place in the early hours of Friday morning.

Azeem Malik, of Phone Fix on Hill Street, told the Newry Reporter that three suspects came into his shop at 4am.

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They used a jack to get the shutter up before getting entry through the front door.

The aftermath of the robbery at Phone Fix in Newry.The aftermath of the robbery at Phone Fix in Newry.
The aftermath of the robbery at Phone Fix in Newry.

He added that items taken, which he valued at £30,000, included Samsung and Apple mobile phones as well as iPads.

Unfortunately five phones belonging to customers, which were in the shop to be fixed, were also taken.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police in Newry are investigating the report of a burglary at commercial premises in Hill Street on Friday 22nd March.

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“It was reported that entry was gained through the shutter and front door of the shop in the early hours of Friday morning, and a quantity of electronic items taken.

“Officers would ask anyone with any information about this incident or who may be able to help with the investigation, to call them in Ardmore station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 336 22/03/24, or submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”