05/11/2020

Police Vehicle Rammed By Stolen Car In North Belfast

A police vehicle has been rammed by a stolen car in north Belfast on Wednesday morning, 04 November.

A number of men gained entry to a Mitsubishi Colt in the Marsden Gardens area.

Police watched the stolen vehicle on the Cavehill Road.

The car did not stop for the police and a PSNI vehicle was rammed, however no serious injuries were reported.

The vehicle was recovered in the Glanleam Drive area.
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Inspector Paul Noble said: "Thankfully the police officers were not seriously injured as a result of this incident. However, the police vehicle has been taken off the road so it can be examined for road worthiness, which affects our service delivery.

"I want to appeal to anyone who may have observed a red-coloured Mitsubishi Colt in these areas, or has dash-cam footage, or who witnessed this incident to get in touch with us on 101 and quote reference number 07 of 04/11/20."

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