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# newtownards - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Three arrested on suspicion of rape after woman assaulted by a number of men in Down

The incident occurred this morning in Newtownards.

# newtownards - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Man injured jumping from building to escape hammer-wielding raiders in Co Down

Three others were also assaulted in the violent robbery.

# newtownards - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down

Two men have been released on bail.

# newtownards - Monday 29 October, 2018

Hate crime investigation after men in KKK hoods and costumes seen in Co Down town Newtownards This post contains videos

Hate crime investigation after men in KKK hoods and costumes seen in Co Down town

The men were reportedly seen outside an Islamic Prayer Centre and inside at least one bar.

# newtownards - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Appeal after occupants barricade themselves in bedroom while masked men ransack home

The incident happened at a house at High Street in Portaferry last night.

# newtownards - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Pig's head left at door of Islamic Centre in Down

There were also two cases of graffiti that are being treated as hate crimes.

# newtownards - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road

Two men aged 19 have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# newtownards - Friday 15 July, 2016

Police appeal for information after suspicious death of mother of four

Joanne Thompson was found at her home in Newtownards on Wednesday morning.

# newtownards - Thursday 21 January, 2016

"A beautiful, kind little boy": 6-year-old road crash victim named as Joshua Kelly

The PSNI is appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.

# newtownards - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Stones and fireworks thrown at police outside talk by former IRA bomber

The talk was being given by Patrick Magee on the Newtownards Road. Police were injured in the incident.

# newtownards - Friday 28 June, 2013

Five diggers set on fire in Down arson attack

The cabs of all five vehicles were destroyed in the incident, police have said.

# newtownards - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Police in Co Down investigating counterfeit notes scam

Fake £20 notes have been used a number of times in local shops in the Newtownards area.

# newtownards - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Belfast violence is being "orchestrated by loyalist paramilitaries"

The head of the Police Federation of Northern Ireland said loyalist paramilitaries have hijacked the flags protests and are using “any excuse” to attack the police.

# newtownards - Saturday 8 December, 2012

House and car of Alliance Party councillor attacked in NI violence

The councillor urged those orchestrating recent attacks to stop “before somebody is killed”.

# newtownards - Monday 1 October, 2012

Man, 30, held over fatal assault on Co Down man

David Mills, 47, was attacked at about 12:45am in the Dromore St area of Ballynahinch and died yesterday morning.

# newtownards - Monday 30 April, 2012

Three in court over badger baiting

The bloodsport is illegal in the UK and Ireland, but what is it? And who does it?