Falls Park anti-social behaviour continues as more PSNI cars wrecked

Damage to the PSNI vehicle
Damage to the PSNI vehicle -Credit:PSNI

Police were attacked while responding to a "call for service" in West Belfast, a spokesperson has said.

West Belfast Local Policing Team have saw another police vehicle "taken off the road" after an incident on Tuesday night at Falls Park. In the last week, a number police cars have been damaged, and taken off road, following similar trouble.

Officers say that on Tuesday, April 9, at 9.40pm whilst attending a call for service, a police vehicle "sustained substantial damage" to the front passenger window as a result of "masonry being thrown from the area of Falls Park".

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"This could very easily have been member of the public driving down the road resulting in a loss of control of the vehicle or worse," a PSNI spokesperson said.

Damage to the PSNI vehicle
Damage to the PSNI vehicle -Credit:PSNI

"We are aware of the ongoing issues in the Falls Park area particularly over the weekend and are working together with other agencies to educate and prevent these incidents from occurring.

"If you wish to make a report, please contact us on 101 or online at https://orlo.uk/IfKGm.

"Alternatively, you can provide information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at https://orlo.uk/H1Y3k."

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