Police officers injured when stolen vehicle rams police car

Police officers injured when stolen vehicle rams police car

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Two police officers were injured when their car was rammed by a stolen vehicle in Warrenpoint early this morning.

The incident occurred in the Upper Dromore Road area at around 4am.

Chief Inspector Joe McMinn said: ”The patrol vehicle was struck a number of times by a large camper van that had been stolen from Dundalk.

Two males who were inside the vehicle subsequently made off on foot and were last seen in the Dallan Road/Clonallan Road area.

We are investigating a possible link between this incident and the theft of a vehicle in the Burren area a short time later.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 118 22/05/17.”