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Police Appeal After Suspicious Fire In Ards

Detectives in Newtownards are investigating a suspicious fire. The blaze at a caravan on Ballyblack Road area was reported at around 10pm on Wednesday 1 October. Detective Constable Clare Killen said: “The caravan was completely destroyed by the blaze and man and a dog who were inside at the time…

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Police Appeal After Spa Burglary

Downpatrick police are appealing for information following a burglary of a house in the Spa Grange area of Ballynahinch on Thursday, 26 October. Detective Constable Brannigan said: “It was reported that shortly before 8:40pm persons gained entry to the premises by smashing a rear door of the house but were…

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Police Appeal Following Warrenpoint Road Death

Police Appeal. Police investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a lorry towing a trailer and a pedestrian that occurred on the Rostrevor Road, Warrenpoint, on the morning of Wednesday 3 May are continuing to appeal for information. Inspector O’Connor said: “I would appeal to anyone who was travelling on…

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Police Appeal After Aggravated Burglary At Ballyward

Detectives in Downpatrick are investigating the report of an aggravated burglary at a house on the Ribadoo Road near Ballyward on Monday 10 October. It was reported that three men entered the house at around 7.30pm armed with two suspected firearms and a hammer. Threats and demands for money were…

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Police Appeal After Newcastle Assault On Friday 1st July

Police are appealing for witnesses following the report of an assault on South Promenade in Newcastle on Friday 1 July. It was reported that a 19-year old male was assaulted by a man, described as being aged in his mid 20’s, and armed with a wheel brace, at around midday…

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Police Appeal After Burglars Ransack Home In Castlewellan

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime are appealing for information following a burglary in Castlewellan. Sometime between 1.30pm and 3pm on Monday 18 April, entry was forced to a house in Burren Grove and the property ransacked. Detectives would like to hear from anyone who noticed any activity around the…

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Police Appeal For Witnesses After Ardglass Burglary

Detectives are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in the Cedar Grove area of Ardglass on Sunday 10 April. Detective Constable Michael Brannigan said: “It was reported that sometime between 11am and 1.45pm entry was gained to the house. A handbag and a sum of money were stolen….

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Police Appeal After RTA In Newcastle In January

Police in Down are keen to speak to a motorist who offered assistance at a road traffic collision which occurred in January. The two vehicle collision occurred on Newcastle Road, Dundrum, close to the entrance of Murlough Nature Reserve, shortly before 8pm on Thursday, 21 January. A female pedestrian was…

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Newcastle Intruder Assaults Woman In Botched Robbery

A woman was assaulted in her Newcastle home while a burglar demanded money. Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in the Newcastle Street area of Kilkeel last night, Tuesday 27 October. It was reported that at approximately 7.45pm, an unknown male entered a house in the area and…

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Police Appeal After Attempted Knife Robbery In Newcastle

Detectives are appealing for information following an armed robbery that occurred at a shop in the Central Promenade area of Newcastle on the evening of Tuesday 27 October. Sometime after 8.25pm, two staff members found a man in private quarters of the shop. He was armed with a knife and…

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Police Seek Two Males For Questioning Following Arson Attempts In Newcastle

Detectives are appealing for information following two arson incidents that have occurred in the Bracken Avenue area of Newcastle recently. Just before 2.20am on the morning of Sunday 20 September, an oil tank was set on fire at flats in the area. No-one was injured in the incident, however, damage…

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Witness Appeal By Police Following Attepted Break-in At Darragh Cross

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an incident at a shop in Darragh Cross last night, Monday 3 August. Shortly before 9.45pm it was reported that an unknown man with a scarf covering his face attempted to gain entry to a shop in the Miskelly Court area. He was prevented…

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Police Appeal After Castlewellan Assault

Police in Newcastle are appealing for information following an assault that occurred in the Main Street area of Castlewellan, close to the library, on Tuesday 10 March. Sometime between 4.50pm and 5.10pm, a 17-year old man was assaulted by another man. He required medical treatment for his injuries which are…

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Police Appeal After Ballynahinch Burglary

Detectives in Downpatrick are appealing for information following a burglary in the Windmill Park area of Ballynahinch on 20 January. Detective Inspector Debbie Eakin explained: “At approximately 8.10pm, police received a report that at some stage during the day, the house had been entered and a number of items including…

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Police Appeal After Downpatrick Robbery

Police in Downpatrick are appealing for information following a burglary in the Thomas Russell Park area of the town on 12 January. Constable Phil Smyth explained: “At approximately 6.20pm, two men entered a property in the area and stole an undisclosed sum of money. “I am investigating and would appeal…

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