Police appeal after white van burglaries

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Police are appealing for information following the reports of two linked burglaries in the Scarva area.

At approximately 2.30pm on Monday 22nd August a report was received that a white Ford Transit van had been stolen from a business premises on the Old Mill Road.

The white van contained a lorry compressor and a fuel tank.

The white van was then used to facilitate a further burglary around 2:30pm on Monday 22nd August.

In this incident a red Honda quad bike was stolen from a property in the Mullaghglass Road area of Scarva and placed in the back of the white van.

Police are appealing for anyone with information regarding these incidents or anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity.

They can be contacted in Lurgan on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 268 22/08/16 and 284 22/08/16.

Or alternatively if someone would like to pass on information about these crimes without giving their details, they can anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111