29/04/2003

Family escape injury in 'reckless' attack

Police have described an incident in which a car sunroof was smashed as it travelled underneath a footbridge in Co Armagh as "reckless".

A family of five escaped serious injury in their car after the sunroof was smashed as it passed below the West Street footbridge at Northway in Portadown at about 11pm last night.

The driver and his three-year-old daughter suffered minor cuts from flying glass while his wife and two daughters escaped injury.

Detectives in the area have appealed for anyone with information, or who was in the vicinity at the time and seen anything suspicious, to contact them.

(MB)

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