Crime Downpatrick South Down

Police Appeal Following Stolen Vehicle in Downpatrick

Police investigating an incident involving a vehicle in Downpatrick on Thursday, 10th February, are appealing for information and witnesses.

Shortly after 2.30pm it was reported a woman in a vehicle was attacked and her vehicle stolen from the Meadowlands area of the town.

 A male smashed the passenger window of a Grey VW Golf and attempted to assault the driver, who managed to escape.

 A short time later the stolen vehicle then crashed into at least three cars on Church Street.

The vehicle then crashed into a business premises on Market Street when the male fled from the scene.

 A man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences and is currently receiving treatment in hospital.

 Enquiries are continuing and officers would ask anyone who witnessed the incident or has dash-cam footage of the damage caused to cars on Church Street and the local business premises, to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 953 of 10/02/22.

Alternatively, 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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