29/06/2017

Two Released Over Attempted Murder Of Police Officer

Police have released two men unconditionally over the attempted murder of a police officer.

The community officer sustained two bullet wounds to his arm in an attack which happened outside a petrol station on the Crumlin Road on Sunday, 22 January.
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The men were arrested in the west Belfast area on Wednesday, 28 June, however they have since been released.

(CD)


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