Rare birds and terrapins stolen overnight

One of the stolen parrots

One of the stolen parrots

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Police in Newcastle are appealing for information after three rare parrots and five terrapins were stolen from a commercial premises in the Seaforde Road area of Downpatrick.

The burglary happened sometime between 6.30pm on May 11 and 9am on May 12.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact Newcastle Police Station on the non-emergency number 101. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.