E DISTRICT: Public disorder Ardowen, Craigavon
19 Aug 2012
Police in Lurgan are investigating following a number of incidents of public disorder in the Craigavon area during the early hours of this morning, Sunday 19th August.
Officers attending a report of suspicious activity in the Ardowen area shortly before 1am were attacked by a large crowd throwing bricks and bottles. At approximately 3am a Vauxhall Astra car was hijacked in the Monbrief East Road area and set on fire at roundabout 3. The car was completely destroyed in the incident. The youths dispersed before 4am and police remained in the area for a time to monitor the situation.
Police would appeal to anyone who has information in relation to these incidents to contact them in Lurgan on 0845 600 8000. If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.