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Sunday, September 20, 2020

17 year old arrested for attempted murder following two pedestrians struck by vehicle on Ballymoney Estate.

A 17 year old Male has been arrested for ‘attempted murder’ following reports that two individuals were stuck by a vehicle on the Carnany Estate in Ballymoney yesterday evening.

A spokesperson for the police has said this morning: “At around 7.00pm on Monday evening, police received a report that a vehicle had struck two pedestrians in the Carnany area of Ballymoney.

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It was reported that a man had been struck by a vehicle in the Carnany Park area, a short time later police received a further report that a woman had been struck by a vehicle in the Carnany Road area”.

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“Police were provided with vehicle details and located it outside a property in the Sprucefield Drive area of Coleraine, a 17 year old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody at this stage.

“The injured man and woman were taken to hospital for treatment of injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

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“Meanwhile, a 30 year old man was arrested on a number of offences including suspicion of making threats to kill, threats to damage property, he remains in custody at this stage.

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