Man, 25, due in Newry Court following police pursuit | Newry Times

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Sunday, October 31st, 2021
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A 25-year-old man arrested by police in Newry following a pursuit on Friday evening has been charged by police.


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He was charged with a number of offences including burglary.



Two police officers were injured when a car that failed to stop struck a number of police vehicles in the Newry area on Friday evening, 29 October 2021.

Inspector Steven Weatherald explains, “Shortly before 7.30 pm, it was reported that a Ford Kuga was detected by officers on the A1 Southbound carriageway.

“It was believed the car was involved in relation to other offences earlier in the evening.

“Police signalled for the vehicle to stop but it failed to do so and a pursuit was then authorised by specially trained officers.


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“Officers deployed stinger devices before the vehicle collided with a number of police vehicles.

“A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a number of motoring offences, he is currently in police custody.

“Two officers were treated for minor injuries.

“Anyone who witnessed this incident, or who captured footage, is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference 1636- 29/10/21.”



A report can also be made using the online reporting form.

Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.

He is due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 1 November 2021.

As is usual procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.




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