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Community Crime South Armagh

Bilingual Irish Signage in Newtownhamilton Attacked For Third Time

Police in Newtownhamilton are appealing for witnesses and information following a report of criminal damage to a bilingual Irish language information sign on the Keady Road. Inspector Campbell said: “Police received a report at approximately 10.45pm last night, Tuesday December 28th, that a sign had been badly damaged with what appears to be a heavy […]

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Crime Newry

Newry Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge

Detectives have charged a 26-year-old man with attempted murder following an incident in Newry on Monday, 3rd January. The man is due to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court via video link this morning (Wednesday, 5th January). The charge relates to an incident following a report of a serious assault at the Windsor Manor area of […]

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Banbridge Crime

Capability to Abuse Online Must Be Removed – Lockhart

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart is to meet representatives of Twitter to discuss the ongoing toleration of abuse on the platform, following the disgusting comments directed at DUP MLA Diane Dodds over the festive period. The DUP MP, who has long championed the verification of all social media accounts, has also raised the matter with […]

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Crime Newry

Man Taken to Hospital Following Serious Assault in Newry

Police are investigating following a report of a serious assault at the Windsor Manor area of Newry this morning (Monday 3rd January). One man has been taken to hospital for his injuries and another man has been arrested in relation to the incident. There are no further details at this stage. “We would appeal to anyone […]

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Crime South Down

Man Dies Following Downpatrick Stabbing

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation after a 28-year-old man died following a stabbing incident in Downpatrick this morning (Monday, 3rd January). Detective Chief Inspector, John Caldwell said: “We believe that the man was stabbed in the Church Street area of the town around 11am […]

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Crime Lurgan Politics

Kelly: Hooded men Vindicated in Ongoing Fight for Justice  

SDLP Policing Board member Dolores Kelly has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling that the PSNI was wrong not to investigate the case of the hooded men. The court said a 2014 decision by the PSNI not to investigate the case was “irrational”. Mrs Kelly said there must now be a full independent investigation into allegations […]

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Armagh Banbridge Community Crime Lurgan Portadown

PCSP Launches Two New ‘RAPID’ Bins in the Borough

An initiative to help dispose of unwanted or unused drugs, whether prescribed or illegal, continues to be rolled out across the borough of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon. Milestone Supermarket in Rathfriland and the Asda Superstore in Portadown are the latest locations in the borough to see new RAPID bins installed. RAPID (Remove All Prescription […]

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Crime Lurgan

Kelly Seeks Explanation From Chief Constable Over PSNI Arrest Figures

SDLP Policing Board member Dolores Kelly has written to Chief Constable Simon Byrne seeking an explanation over recent PSNI arrest figures. It has emerged nearly twice the number of Catholics than Protestants have been arrested and charged in the North over the past five years. The figures were obtained by the Detail through a Freedom […]

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Banbridge Crime Newry

Police Appeal Following A1 RTC

Police are investigating a road traffic collision on the A1 northbound carriageway between Newry and Loughbrickland on Sunday 19th December. The collision, involving a lorry and a black BMW X5, occurred at the junction with Carrick Road at around 3.40pm on Sunday afternoon. A female passenger in the BMW sustained a suspected broken leg as a […]

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Crime Lurgan

Police Appeal Following Lurgan Assault

Detectives are appealing for information in relation to a serious assault that occurred in the Lough Road area of Lurgan in the early hours of today (Saturday, 18th December). A 36-year-old male was assaulted around 2am resulting in serious facial injuries. Appealing for information, a Police Service of NI spokesperson said: “Efforts are ongoing to […]