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Warning issued over WhatsApp scam aiming to ’steal’ bank details

Action Fraud have issued a warning over a WhatsApp scam targeting users of the messaging service.

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The BMW was uninsured.

PSNI seize BMW only hours after it was bought

Police have seized a BMW only hours after it was purchased by a new owner.
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Police urge public to be vigilant

Police urge public to be vigilant

Police are urging members of the public to be wise to unexpected callers after reports of fraud in the region.

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The banner erected at the front of the McCalmont Memorial Orange Hall in Ballyclare.

Anger as Orange banner stolen from hall

There has been condemnation after a commemorative banner was allegedly stolen by republicans from an Orange Hall in Newtownabbey.

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Dean McIlwaine

Heartbroken family find Dean McIlwaine’s body

The heartbroken family of a missing Newtownabbey man have said that a body found on Cavehill on Saturday was his.

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A 'card trap' device recovered by police.

‘Card traps’ found on local ATMs

Police are aware of two recent incidents involving ‘card traps’ being discovered at ATMs in Belfast and Glengormley.

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Don't misuse the '999' number

PSNI warn public 'not to misuse the 999' emergency number

Police are warning the public not to make false calls to PSNI Call management centres - as it could have serious consequences.
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‘Primary offender’ lodged £2,000 into bank account one week after armed robbery

A “primary offender in the Larne area” who is facing charges arising from an armed robbery in the town was refused bail on Friday.

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Urgent warning over bogus phone calls

Urgent warning over bogus phone calls

Police have issued an urgent warning over bogus telephone calls after the alarm was raised by concerned residents.

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Haul seized during PSNI raid in Larne

The PSNI’s Antrim and Newtownabbey District Support Team assisted officers in Larne during a house search in the Craigyhill estate in Larne earlier this week.

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Police investigate ‘hit and run’

Police investigate ‘hit and run’

Police are appealing for information following a collision between a motorbike and a 4x4.

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The scene on Antrim Road after a newly-opened Indian restaurant was attacked. Picture: presseye.com

Arson attack on business condemned

Political and community representatives have hit out at those behind a ‘deliberate ignition’ fire at a newly opened Indian restaurant in Glengormley.

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Noel Maguire.

Sinn Féin man’s car attacked

A South Antrim MLA has hit out after damage was caused to a party colleague’s car in Antrim at the weekend.

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Ryan Connor (police image)

Accused ‘deposited £2,000 cash in bank account on day of armed robbery’ court told

A man accused of being one of two balaclava-clad raiders who had a sawn-off shotgun when £5,000 was taken from a Larne shop, allegedly deposited £2,000 cash in his bank account on the same day, a court heard on Saturday.

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Man arrested in loyalist paramilitary probe

Man arrested in loyalist paramilitary probe

A 36-year-old man has been arrested in Belfast as part of an ongoing investigation into loyalist paramilitary activity in the south-east Antrim area.

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Police investigate criminal damage

Police investigate criminal damage

Police are appealing for information after a window was damaged on Wednesday, July 5.

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Four months’ jail for ‘unpleasant attempt at intimidation’ of Carrick man

A man currently on remand in custody charged with the murder of high profile loyalist George Gilmore in Carrickfergus earlier this year, on Thursday was jailed for four months for what a judge said was an “unpleasant attempt at intimidation” of a man in the town last October.

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Hydebank Wood.

Man jailed for drugs offences

A man who was sent to prison today (Thursday) for drugs-related offences was warned by a judge that he risks facing longer periods in jail if he fails to address his addiction issues.

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The Royal Oak bar in Carrick. Pic by Press Eye.

Attempted murder accused not allowed to attend Carrick funeral

A Carrickfergus man accused of trying to kill a bouncer in a suspected loyalist feud attack cannot return to the town for a family funeral, a High Court judge ruled today.

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Gary Thompson. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press.

Man sentenced for drug and electricity offences

A man currently serving seven years for robbery in connection with the brutal murder of Nelson Cheung was given a three months jail term for possessing cannabis and attempting to dishonestly use electricity at an address in Ballyclare.

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