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#Newtownabbey

# newtownabbey - Last year 2021

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland
# Loyalists
# Loyalists

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 1:00 PM 41,372 Views 0 Comments

The incidents are the latest in several days of disorder.

Man charged with riot as 30 petrol bombs thrown at police during night of loyalist unrest in Antrim
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Man charged with riot as 30 petrol bombs thrown at police during night of loyalist unrest in Antrim

Updated Apr 4th 2021, 5:32 PM 42,884 Views 0 Comments

The violence comes after eight people were arrested and 27 police officers injured during riots in Belfast and Derry on Friday night.

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Man (50s) hospitalised after being shot in knee in Co Antrim
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Man (50s) hospitalised after being shot in knee in Co Antrim

Nov 18th 2020, 10:25 PM 15,195 Views 24 Comments

The incident happened at around 7pm in the Newtownabbey area.

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

Dec 21st 2019, 4:21 PM 37,771 Views 0 Comments

The couple’s two-year-old son had been placed in emergency protective care.

Police in the North are investigating a serious assault in Co Antrim
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Police in the North are investigating a serious assault in Co Antrim

Dec 15th 2019, 1:28 PM 6,586 Views 0 Comments

Reports of a man being stabbed were received by police early this morning.

PSNI launch investigation after man attacked with hammer as he lay in his bed
# Hammer Attack
# Hammer Attack

PSNI launch investigation after man attacked with hammer as he lay in his bed

Mar 4th 2019, 12:47 PM 8,184 Views 1 Comment

He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening.

Probe as boy bundled into car and beaten in Co Antrim
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Probe as boy bundled into car and beaten in Co Antrim

Aug 9th 2018, 10:21 AM 15,661 Views 13 Comments

The boy, who was left badly shaken after the incident, suffered extensive bruising to his face, head and body.

Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10)
# RIP
# RIP

Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10)

Apr 1st 2018, 10:50 AM 68,458 Views 23 Comments

Carter Carson died in hospital on Friday nearly 24 hours after he was struck by a car.

Man (50s) has arm broken after burglars armed with baseball bats attack home
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Man (50s) has arm broken after burglars armed with baseball bats attack home

Jan 7th 2018, 3:16 PM 17,968 Views 15 Comments

Another man received a cut to the head during the attack.

Woman in her 70s stopped man from stealing car by getting into passenger seat
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Woman in her 70s stopped man from stealing car by getting into passenger seat

Dec 31st 2017, 12:09 PM 24,178 Views 10 Comments

A man was arrested after police received three reports of burglary, attempted car theft and attempted burglary in the space of an hour and a half.

Police deploy taser on man who carried machete into Antrim shop
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Police deploy taser on man who carried machete into Antrim shop

Sep 28th 2017, 12:16 PM 6,959 Views 12 Comments

The incident happened shortly before 5pm on Wednesday.

Police seek witnesses for 'breathtakingly violent' assault which left a man unrecognisable
# Antrim
# Antrim

Police seek witnesses for 'breathtakingly violent' assault which left a man unrecognisable

Aug 17th 2017, 6:43 PM 37,428 Views 15 Comments

Anthony McMahon (59) was found unconscious and barely breathing in a pool of blood on Tuesday.

Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking

Jul 30th 2016, 2:32 PM 21,546 Views 8 Comments

The car was later found burnt out on the Crumlin Road in Belfast.

Two young girls approached by man who told them to get in van - reports
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Two young girls approached by man who told them to get in van - reports

Jun 11th 2016, 5:29 PM 27,900 Views 9 Comments

The driver of the van was described as being around 40 years old and was wearing a black baseball cap.

Man dragged out of house and beaten by gang in broad daylight
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Man dragged out of house and beaten by gang in broad daylight

Jan 25th 2016, 7:52 AM 15,234 Views 21 Comments

Police are looking for witnesses to an attack that happened yesterday afternoon.

Police arrest man who had been on the run following the serious assault of a woman
# Caught
# Caught

Police arrest man who had been on the run following the serious assault of a woman

Jan 15th 2016, 3:01 PM 31,500 Views 0 Comments

33-year-old Stephen McFarlane was apprehended in the Newtownards Road area of Belfast earlier this afternoon.

Young boy (7) dies and seven others are injured in three-car crash
# Antrim
# Antrim

Young boy (7) dies and seven others are injured in three-car crash

Dec 27th 2015, 10:14 AM 13,678 Views 3 Comments

The crash happened yesterday evening outside Newtownabbey.

Young man attacked at his home by gang with baseball bats and metal bars
# Belfast
# Belfast

Young man attacked at his home by gang with baseball bats and metal bars

Aug 15th 2015, 5:44 PM 10,979 Views 46 Comments

The attack took place in North Belfast last night.

"I want to make sure that what happened to Alan will not happen to other young people"
# Ibiza
# Ibiza

"I want to make sure that what happened to Alan will not happen to other young people"

Aug 10th 2015, 6:19 PM 24,778 Views 6 Comments

Alan Drennan’s father says he hopes a law change will come from his son’s death.

Woman shot in both legs outside house as she tried to escape from masked men
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Woman shot in both legs outside house as she tried to escape from masked men

Mar 23rd 2015, 12:19 PM 21,168 Views 29 Comments

Her injuries aren’t believed to be life threatening at this stage.

Call for councillors to vote down 'pagan practice' of cremation
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Call for councillors to vote down 'pagan practice' of cremation

Feb 6th 2015, 12:40 PM 13,823 Views 108 Comments

A local resident in Newtownabbey has opposed the building of a new facility on the grounds of Christianity and the environment.

This is what an €800,000 cocaine and ecstasy haul looks like
# Antrim
# Antrim

This is what an €800,000 cocaine and ecstasy haul looks like

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:04 AM 13,213 Views 26 Comments

An imitation firearm, three Mercedes AMG cars and a substantial amount of cash were also seized at the scene.

Homes evacuated after viable pipe bomb found in Antrim
# Investigation
# Investigation

Homes evacuated after viable pipe bomb found in Antrim

Sep 28th 2014, 4:03 PM 3,608 Views 2 Comments

The device was found below a railway bridge following a call to local police.

Two men 'in their 50s' snatch bag of cash from woman in daylight attack
# Taken
# Taken

Two men 'in their 50s' snatch bag of cash from woman in daylight attack

Aug 30th 2014, 5:14 PM 22,701 Views 11 Comments

It happened in the Rathcoole area of Newtownabbey at around midday.

Security alert as letter bomb found at postal sorting office
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Security alert as letter bomb found at postal sorting office

Jul 12th 2014, 12:11 PM 7,984 Views 2 Comments

Part of the facility in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim was evacuated as officers responded to the scene.

Boy (12) in serious condition after bike hit by delivery van
# Doagh
# Doagh

Boy (12) in serious condition after bike hit by delivery van

Jun 30th 2014, 7:24 PM 15,382 Views 0 Comments

It happened at lunchtime in Doagh, Co Antrim.

Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers
# Badly Shaken
# Badly Shaken

Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers

Apr 14th 2014, 12:10 PM 28,538 Views 26 Comments

The car was found burned out a short time later.

Car petrol-bombed in 'racist hate crime'
# Attack
# Attack

Car petrol-bombed in 'racist hate crime'

Mar 17th 2014, 9:55 AM 12,983 Views 31 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland say several men were involved in the petrol bomb attack last night.

Man shot in leg by two attackers 'dressed in black'
# Alleyway
# Alleyway

Man shot in leg by two attackers 'dressed in black'

Feb 26th 2014, 10:53 AM 11,228 Views 7 Comments

The 33-year-old victim was attacked in a suburban alleyway in Newtownabbey last night.

PSNI launch murder investigation into man missing since 2009
# Mark Gourley
# Mark Gourley

PSNI launch murder investigation into man missing since 2009

Sep 10th 2013, 2:42 PM 4,391 Views 0 Comments

Mark Gourley was reported missing on 7 March 2009 but new information has led police into believing he may have been murdered

Sectarian assault and robbery on two teens in Antrim
# PSNI
# PSNI

Sectarian assault and robbery on two teens in Antrim

Aug 12th 2013, 4:33 PM 5,048 Views 47 Comments

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses to the assault that happened on Saturday evening.

Antrim man Paul Branagh found safe and well
# Antrim
# Antrim

Antrim man Paul Branagh found safe and well

May 29th 2013, 12:10 PM 4,968 Views 2 Comments

Paul Branagh is believed to be in the Dublin area. He has been missing since Monday evening.

Two men arrested in investigation into attempted murder of PSNI officers
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two men arrested in investigation into attempted murder of PSNI officers

Apr 16th 2013, 5:08 PM 3,190 Views 5 Comments

The arrests are in relation to an incident on 9 March when an explosive device detonated near police.

Man pulled from car by hijackers
# Co Antrim
# Co Antrim

Man pulled from car by hijackers

Apr 14th 2013, 1:46 PM 7,433 Views 5 Comments

The incident occurred in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, yesterday. Meanwhile, PSNI members were attacked by youths throwing stones and petrol bombs in Derry.

Belfast security alert declared an 'elaborate hoax'
# Hoax
# Hoax

Belfast security alert declared an 'elaborate hoax'

Mar 31st 2013, 9:38 AM 2,755 Views 1 Comment

Police in Belfast have declared a security alert at Shore Road in Newtownabbey a hoax.

Security alert in Belfast declared an 'elaborate hoax'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Security alert in Belfast declared an 'elaborate hoax'

Mar 17th 2013, 4:21 PM 4,684 Views 1 Comment

A number of homes had to be evacuated before the device was declared to be a fake.

Police in Belfast investigating attempted bus hijacking
# Hijacking
# Hijacking

Police in Belfast investigating attempted bus hijacking

Mar 9th 2013, 6:24 PM 7,989 Views 27 Comments

No one was injured in the incident as police arrived on the scene quickly and the crowd dispersed.

Appeal for witnesses as PSNI respond to two security alerts overnight
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Appeal for witnesses as PSNI respond to two security alerts overnight

Mar 4th 2013, 11:49 AM 2,256 Views 4 Comments

Both incidents took place in Newtownabbey in Co Antrim. While one was found to be a hoax, the other was a small but viable explosive device.

Explosive device found outside Catholic church in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Explosive device found outside Catholic church in Belfast

Mar 3rd 2013, 2:01 PM 3,845 Views 4 Comments

Police said the device was small and crude but was still viable.

Woman left 'badly shaken' after car hijacked
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman left 'badly shaken' after car hijacked

Feb 24th 2013, 2:18 PM 7,635 Views 2 Comments

The driver was forced out of her car but was not injured during the incident, police said.

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