Jeep stolen in Moy recovered after police chase across the border

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Detectives in Dungannon are investigating the theft of a vehicle, which was later recovered across the border after a police chase.

The jeep was taken during a creeper style burglary at Ridgewood Manor in Moy in the early hours of Wednesday, March 23.

A short time later in Aughnacloy, the stolen Toyota Hilux, bearing false number plates, made off from police across the border and was subsequently recovered near Emyvale

A PSNI spokesman said it was reported that at around 1.25am, entry was forced through a rear door of the house and the keys to a dark grey Toyota Hilux 4x4 were taken from the kitchen. The householder was awakened by the sound of his vehicle starting and alerted police.

A short time later in Aughnacloy, the stolen Toyota Hilux, bearing false number plates, made off from police across the border and was subsequently recovered near Emyvale.

Inspector Keith Jamieson, from Dungannon Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “I would appeal to anyone who saw anything suspicious in Ridgewood Manor around the time of the burglary, or anyone who may have any information whatsoever, to contact the police in Dungannon on 101.”

Alternatively, information can also be given anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.