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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Police

All time
# Australia
Police in Australia investigate delivery of suspicious packages to foreign embassies
The packages are not believed to be harmful.
# Virginia
Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing
Rooney was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority at Dulles International Airport.
# Belfast
Armed robber threatens to throw acid over shop worker
The incident occured at a commercial premises on Oldpark Road in north Belfast yesterday evening.
# Gable House Bowl
Three dead, four injured in shooting at California bowling alley
The shooting has taken place in a coastal city about 32 kilometres from Los Angeles.
# Bottrop
Man with 'anti-foreigner' views arrested after driving car into crowd in Germany
The attack – which injured four – took place in the western city of Bottrop with police saying it was likely a targeted attack motivated by the anti-foreigner views of the driver.
# Knife Crime
39 people arrested after man stabbed in London
The man remains in a critical but stable condition.
# Panic
Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2 evacuated after people holding 'airsoft' guns cause panic
Passengers were evacuated from Terminal 2 for around 45 minutes after the incident.
# Belfast
Belfast police investigating after man stabbed in neck on Christmas Day
The PSNI said it was investigating the assault that took place in the Turf Lodge area of west Belfast yesterday morning at about 11am.
# Weapons effect
Police officers who carry Tasers are more likely to use force and be attacked
Members of specialist Garda units are trained in the use of Tasers but they’re not widely used here.
# ian naude
British police officer jailed for 25 years for raping 13-year-old girl
He was found guilty of picking her up off the street and raping her in the back seat of his car.
# France
Suspected Christmas market gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police in Strasbourg
Three people were killed and 13 wounded in a shooting on Tuesday.
# cosa nostra
Italian police arrest Mafia 'godfather' in major raid
The suspects are accused of extortion, illegal gun possession, arson, Mafia association and other crimes, investigators said.
# anchorage
'Many homes are damaged': Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska
Police in the city of around 300,000 said it had caused “major infrastructure damage”.
# West Belfast
Two arrested after suspected New IRA weapons and ammunition found stored above hot boiler
Some of the rounds exploded during a fire which caused significant danger to local residents who were in the area.
# Belgium
Police officer stabbed in Brussels knife attack
Fellow police officers retaliated by firing shots at the attacker who was subdued.
# hate crime
Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down
Two men have been released on bail.
# ith pharma ltd
Company charged with offences following UK baby death investigation
The company is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday 17 December.
# Justice for Laquan
White cop found guilty for fatal shooting of black teenager in Chicago
Jason Van Dyke fired 16 bullets into 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
# Jail Break
Nine fatally shot by police in escape from Brazilian jail
19 others remain on the run from the Barra de Grota prison.
# Phrae
Three arrested after British millionaire and wife found buried on their own property in Thailand
Police said that Alan Hogg’s brother-in-law has been arrested in connection with the deaths.
# Australia
Bodies of five people, including children, found in house after man turns himself in to police
Investigators went to the house in suburban Perth after a man, aged in his 20s, presented himself to a regional police station.
# Dallas
Police officer shoots neighbour dead after mistaking his flat for her own
The officer is facing a manslaughter charge.
# The Netherlands
Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says
The assailant was identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit.
# Press Freedom
'An attack on the press': Journalists released after arrest over theft of Loughinisland massacre documents
The investigation centres on the suspected theft of documents used in the No Stone Unturned documentary re-examining the 1994 murders.
# Norman Bettison
Charges dropped against ex-police chief accused of blaming Liverpool fans for Hillsborough disaster
Prosecutors said the decision came as there were changes in the evidence of two witnesses, while a third passed away.
# Cannabis
Irish among those detained after massive drugs seizure by Spanish police
UK, Moroccan and Spanish nationals have also been arrested in connection with drug trafficking.
# ballycarry
Triple stabbing outside pub during fight in Co Antrim
Police are looking for witnesses to come forward.
# on the moove
Watch: Cows help police catch suspect in Florida
Charges against the woman include resisting an officer and drug possession.
# London
Murder investigation launched after 7-year-old boy dies in fire
“The pain his family must be enduring at this time, is difficult to imagine,” police said.
# Shooting
Swedish police probed for killing man with Down Syndrome who had a toy gun
Eric Torell was shot dead by a police patrol in the residential neighbourhood of Vasastan.
# gun battle
Woman killed after gunman takes hostages at Los Angeles supermarket
The gunman eventually handcuffed himself and surrendered to police.
# worcester
3-year-old boy seriously injured in suspected acid attack in England
Police are looking to speak with three men in relation to the incident.
# Birmingham
Mother run over by her own vehicle pleads for help catching men who fled with her baby daughter
Clare O’Neill was run over by her own vehicle yesterday by car thieves.
# Uttarakhand state
Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India
Police official Manoj Kumar said rescuers recovered 48 bodies from the accident site.
# Wuppertal
25 people injured in explosion at German apartment building
The cause of the explosion is not known.
# Charged
Man charged with murder of 3-year-old boy in Derry
The 23-year-old man is due in Derry Magistrates Court court this morning.
# Criminal
Police believe same organised gang involved in over 15 burglaries across Northern Ireland
The PSNI said that the incidents had a similar modus operandi and that detectives believe the same gang may be involved.
# Injury
Gardaí investigating after man discovered with serious head injury in Bray
Gardaí and emergency services were called to a scene outside a hotel on Bray’s Main St.
# imitation game
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch hailed for fighting off real-life villains on London street
The Hollywood star came to the aid of a Deliveroo delivery cyclist who was being assaulted by muggers on a London street.
# Abortion Pills
Police in Belfast seize abortion pills and robots from campaigners
The demonstration saw an “abortion robot” deliver abortion pills to a number of women.