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# Newtownards

Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# Newtownards
PSNI investigating after petrol bomb thrown at property in Newtownards
No one was injured in what the PSNI described as ‘a reckless attack that could have resulted in more serious consequences’.
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Four men arrested in relation to hijacking and burning of bus in Co Down
PSNI detectives have said that the incident was carried out by members of a local faction of the UVF.
# Newtownards
DUP leader condemns paramilitary 'thugs and hoods' involved in Down bus burning
Masked men poured fuel over the vehicle before setting it alight.
# Newtownards
Three arrested on suspicion of rape after woman assaulted by a number of men in Down
The incident occurred this morning in Newtownards.
# Newtownards
Man injured jumping from building to escape hammer-wielding raiders in Co Down
Three others were also assaulted in the violent robbery.
# hate crime
Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down
Two men have been released on bail.
# Newtownards
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.
# Northern Ireland
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
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.
# co down
Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road
Two men aged 19 have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
# Newtownards
Police appeal for information after suspicious death of mother of four
Joanne Thompson was found at her home in Newtownards on Wednesday morning.
# Newtownards
"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.
# skainos centre
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.
# Arson
Five diggers set on fire in Down arson attack
The cabs of all five vehicles were destroyed in the incident, police have said.
# Counterfeit
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.
# Flags
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.
# Northern Ireland
House and car of Alliance Party councillor attacked in NI violence
The councillor urged those orchestrating recent attacks to stop “before somebody is killed”.
# Co. Down
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.
# Badgers
Three in court over badger baiting
The bloodsport is illegal in the UK and Ireland, but what is it? And who does it?