20/12/2016

Six Officers Injured In 'Ramming Attacks'

Six police officers have been injured in two separate attacks in Armagh.

A PSNI vehicle was rammed by a van in Crossmaglen on Sunday, 18 December, and two officers were injured.

Police officers in two other vehicles went to investigate the first incident and were rammed by a car in the Dundalk Road area. Four officers were injured.

PSNI Sergeant Sam Hoey said: "We now have six officers, who were out working to keep the people of south Armagh safe, off work with their injuries and three police vehicles off the road.
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"We are appealing to anyone with any information which could assist us to trace the drivers of these vehicles to contact police in Ardmore on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

(CD)

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