30/04/2013

Other News In Brief

Man Suffers Facial Injury After Attack

A man has suffered a serious facial injury following an attack in a park in L'Derry, according to the PSNI.

Two men were attacked by a group of men in the Brook Park at Great James Street on 26 April.

The incident occurred between 04:00 and 05:00.

Boy Injured After Stone Thrown Through Bus

Police are investigating an incident in which a boy was injured when a stone was thrown at a school bus in L'Derry.

The teenager was struck on the shoulder when the stone came through the bus window.

It happened as the bus was stopped on Northland Road to drop off some students on Monday.

About 10 students were travelling home at the time.

The victim was taken to hospital for further examination.

Woman Dies In Road Crash

A 25-year-old woman has in a road crash in Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh.

The incident happened on the Dernawilt Road at about 09:00 on Monday morning and involved only one vehicle.

The woman has been named as Aisling Reilly from the Lisnaskea area.

Two Convicted Of Benefit Fraud

Two people have been convicted at Craigavon Magistrates' court for claiming benefits they were not entitled to.

On Monday Maria Mullaly (27) of Glenholme Park, Lurgan, was found to have claimed Income Support, Carers Allowance and Housing Benefit totalling £7,794 while failing to declare employment.

She was given 120 hours community service and ordered to pay court costs of £43.

Paulo Santos (37) of Enniskeen, Drumgor was fined £150 and ordered to pay court costs of £19 for wrongful encashment of Jobseekers Allowance totalling £106.

Both are also required to repay any outstanding money wrongfully obtained to the Social Security Agency.

(IT/CD)

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