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Men charged with hijacking and possession of a firearm

Two men are due to appear in court on Monday charged in connection with a hijacking incident in north Belfast.

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Investigation launched after car hijacked

Investigation launched after car hijacked

Police are appealing for information following a hijacking in the Newtownabbey area earlier today (Friday, November 17).

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Judge orders destruction of hammer as man sentenced

A man with an offensive weapon - a hammer - in a car accelerated at speed from a Larne carpark and failed to stop for police but then the vehicle developed a mechanical fault nearby.

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Driving ban for man who drove against traffic flow on A8

Driving ban for man who drove against traffic flow on A8

A man who drove against the flow of traffic on the wrong side of the A8 dual-carriageway near Ballynure claimed he thought he was in a contraflow.

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Police to conduct patrols in bid to tackle anti-social behaviour

Police to conduct patrols in bid to tackle anti-social behaviour

Police officers will actively be patrolling areas blighted by anti-social behaviour in the region after recent incidents were reported.

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Oscar passed away last week after a suspected poisoning incident.

Family fear pets were poisoned

Concerns have been raised over the safety of pets following suspected poisoning incidents in Co Antrim in recent days.

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Rathcoole Spar. Pic by Google.

Life-saving equipment stolen from store

Police are appealing for information after a defibrillator was stolen from outside a shop in Newtownabbey.

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Police say the lawnmower was stolen on October 31.

Police launch investigation after theft

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in the region.

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Police investigate ‘hit and run’

Police investigate ‘hit and run’

Police are appealing for witnesses following a ‘hit and run’ road traffic collision over the weekend.

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Pacemaker Press 22/5/2013  Laganside Court Building  in Belfast City centre  Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Toothpaste squeezed down woman’s throat during hotel sex attack

A Londonderry man squeezed toothpaste down his ex-partner’s throat and doused her in cream during a hotel room sex attack, the Court of Appeal heard.

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Children spotted playing on railway tracks

Children spotted playing on railway tracks

Police have issued an appeal after receiving reports of young people playing on railway tracks last night.

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Burglars target local homes

Burglars target local homes

Police have issued advice to residents following recent burglaries in the region.

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Co Antrim man facing trial on firearms charges

Co Antrim man facing trial on firearms charges

A Co Antrim man is to face trial at the start of next year on firearms offences.

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Police carry out targeted patrols as part of drugs investigation

Police carry out targeted patrols as part of drugs investigation

Police have thanked the public for their assistance after quantities of drugs were detected in the region.

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Teen hospitalised after assault

Teen hospitalised after assault

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted in the early hours of this morning.

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Pair released on bail following cannabis factory discovery

Pair released on bail following cannabis factory discovery

Two people who had been arrested last night following the discovery of a cannabis factory in Ballyclare have been released on bail.

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Police move to allay fears after report of ‘potential child approach’

Police move to allay fears after report of ‘potential child approach’

Police have taken measures in an attempt to ease community concerns following a report of a ‘potential child approach’ this week.

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‘Dangerous’ on the run Samurai sword killer arrested by PSNI

‘Dangerous’ on the run Samurai sword killer arrested by PSNI

A ‘dangerous’ convicted murderer, who has been on the run since Monday, was arrested by the PSNI late last night.

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POLICE are hunting for a prisoner who failed to return to Magilligan Prison after being released on day release.
Stephen Henry (41) did not return to jail after being allowed out yesterday to visit family.

Dangerous ‘Samurai Sword killer’ is still on the run

A convicted murderer, who failed to return to prison, remains on the run - five days after he went missing.

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Man drove through Larne while nearly five times legal limit

A man with one of the highest drink driving readings ever heard by a court in Northern Ireland had been detected after driving ‘erratically’ in Larne.

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