30/08/2017

BMX Bike Thrown At PSNI Officers In Portadown

Police in Craigavon are appealing for information after a BMX bike was thrown at officers in Portadown.

The incident happened on Saturday, 26 August, as police received several reports of a missing 15-year-old, an ongoing disturbance and an anti-social behaviour call out in the Garvaghy Road area.

A PSNI spokesperson said: "Called by the community, came to help the community, then attacked by someone who clearly doesn't care about that same community.
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"Not surprisingly, the one responsible scurried off immediately after, but we have the BMX bike sitting at the station. If your child is missing a bike, then please give us a ring. We DO NOT believe he's the one who threw it- but we'd like to be able to give him his bike back.

"If you know who the big brave man was who threw someone elses bike, then ran away, give us a call on 101. The incident is RM17058504.

"We know this isn't reflective of a community who call us and work with us on a daily basis to combat criminality and make the whole area safer for everyone. The people who would endanger the community by attacking those who protect it should answer for that. Speak to us."

(CD)

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