Car stolen in Lemington

24 Jan 2015 10:45 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a vehicle was stolen from an address in Newcastle.

At around 9.45pm Friday, January 23, officers attended the scene on Kirkston Avenue in Lemington where two man had forced entry into the address demanding the keys for the occupant's car and made off in the Ford Focus.

Officers located the car a short distance away and arrested one man on suspicion of burglary. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident and help locate the second man.

Officers are in the area carrying out enquiries and providing reassurance.

Anyone who may have been in the area at the time or has any information in connection with this incident is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 1173 230115, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.