Christchurch Jewellers one of two stores ram raided overnight

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Apr 30, 2023 |

A Christchurch jewellers is one of two stores ram raided in the city overnight.

A police spokesman told Chris Lynch at about about 4.30am, officers were called to Colombo Street after a report of a vehicle having been used to enter a store.

The store was Westende Jewellers.

The offenders did not gain entry, however then broke into to a second store and took items, before leaving the scene in a second vehicle.

Then at 4.55am, Police were called to Radcliffe Road, Belfast, after a vehicle was used to enter a store and items were taken.

The offenders left in a second vehicle.

Police continue to make enquiries into both of these burglaries, including investigating whether the incidents are linked.

Anyone with information should contact Police on 105 and quote event number P054489750.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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