Damage to the car due to the attack
Damage to the car due to the attack

A police car was damaged in Derry/Londonderry yesterday evening, Monday, 22 August, in the Cromore Gardens area of the city.  

Damage was caused to both of the vehicle's wing mirrors and to its body work after stones and bricks were thrown at it by up to 10 individuals, some of whom were masked. 
Chief Inspector Yvonne McManus said: "This attack occurred as our officers were working to keep people safe, dealing with a domestic-related matter in the area. It's fortunate they weren’t injured as a result of this criminal act.

"The actions of those involved means this vehicle is now, unfortunately, off the road to be repaired, which could impact our service delivery.

"I am appealing to anyone who was in the area and witnessed this senseless attack to contact us with information." 

The number to call is 101, quoting reference number 1603 of 22/08/22. A report can also be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport.

Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org