Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Criminal Damage at Newry Church

Police are appealing for information following a report of criminal damage at a church in the Dublin Road area of Cloghogue, Newry on Friday, 13th January.

Inspector Kelly Gibson said: “We received a report around 9am on Friday, 13th January that six windows in the church and four of an outside toilet had been smashed overnight.

“The windows require specialist repair and it will take a significant amount of time to fix the damage, which is expected to cost in the region of many thousands of pounds.

“We would appeal to anyone with information in relation to this incident, or who may have noticed any suspicious behaviour in the area between Thursday 12th January at midnight and Friday 13th January at 8am to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 310 of 13/01/23.  A report can also be made online via

“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at .”

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