Men armed with screwdriver demand jewelery and money before stealing car in Newtownabbey

Two men armed with a screwdriver demanded money and jewelery before stealing a car from a property in Newtownabbey.

Police are appealing for information following the incident which took place in the Station Road area at around 5.50am on Tuesday, May 10th.

It was reported that two males entered a property carrying a screwdriver, before searching the house and demanding money and jewelery. They then left with a number of items in the occupants black Peugeot Allure.

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One of the suspects was described as being approximately 6 ”in height, of lean build and wearing a dark hat, a dark mask and dark clothing.

Police are asking anyone with any information regarding the incident to contact them.

Detective Sergeant McDowell said: “It was reported shortly before 5.50am that two males, carrying a screwdriver, gained entry to a home via the rear of the home in the Station Road area.

“The men searched the house, demanding money and jewelery, before making off with a number of items in the occupants vehicle, a black Peugeot Allure.

“One of the suspects was described as being approximately 6” in height, of lean build and wearing a dark hat, a dark mask and dark clothing.

“The other suspect was described as being around 5” 8 in height, of lean build and also wearing a dark hat and dark clothing.

“Our inquiries into this incident are ongoing, and we are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity, or have any dash cam footage which could assist us, to call 101, and quote reference number 194 of 10/05/22.

“A report can also be submitted online using our 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/. ”

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