50 beef carcasses stolen from lorry in Armagh

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The 40ft C&J Meats container, which contained 50 beef carcasses,

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50 beef carcasses have been stolen from the back of a lorry in Loughgall.

They were being stored in a 40ft, refrigerated container, which was taken from the Red Lion Road area in the early hours of yesterday morning.

It's since been recovered by Gardai in Dundalk but a significant amount of the beef has been removed.

Inspector Leslie Badger said:

“The 40ft container, which contained 50 beef carcasses, was stolen from premises in the Red Lion Road area of Loughgall at 1am on Friday.

“The unit was subsequently recovered by Gardaí in Dundalk. However, a significant amount of the beef had been removed.

“This is a distinctive container; and I am appealing to anyone with information, or who noticed any suspicious activity, to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 463 of 06/12/19.”

Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.


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