30/04/2014

Other News In Brief

Car Rams Shop In Lisburn Robbery

Police have appealed for information after a car rammed the front of a shop in Lisburn and clothes were stolen.

The robbery occurred at Market Place at about 05:15 on Wednesday morning after a silver or grey car crashed into the shop. An amount of clothing was then stolen and placed into the vehicle.

Police said two men are believed to have been involved.

Man Arrested Over Larne Disorder

A 22-year-old male has been arrested following disorder in Larne, County Antrim, last month. The man was detained in Carrickfergus under the Terrorism Act on Wednesday morning. He has been taken to Antrim Serious Crime Suite for questioning.

A group of about 100 people attacked homes in the Knockdhu Park and Ferris Avenue areas of Carrickfergus on 30 March. The man is 13th person to be arrested as part of the PSNI investigation into the incident.

Pair Convicted Over Benefit Fraud

Two people have been convicted at Belfast Crown court for claiming benefits they were not entitled to.

43-year-old Rosheen McIntosh of Hazelwood Avenue, Dunmurray, claimed Income Support and Jobseekers Allowance totalling £22,913 while failing to declare capital. She was given 18 months' probation.

46-year-old Christina O’Neill of St Matthews Court, Belfast claimed Income Support, Housing Benefit, Jobseekers Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance totalling £22,745 while failing to declare employment. She was given 18 months' probation.

Child Hit By Car, L'Derry

Police have reported that a three-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being run over by a car in L'Derry.

The incident occurred at about 15:45 on Tuesday at Farland Way in the Hazebank area. An ambulance arrived and took the boy to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening at this stage.

(IT)

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