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# newtownabbey - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

The couple’s two-year-old son had been placed in emergency protective care.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Police in the North are investigating a serious assault in Co Antrim

Reports of a man being stabbed were received by police early this morning.

# newtownabbey - Monday 4 March, 2019

PSNI launch investigation after man attacked with hammer as he lay in his bed

He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening.

# newtownabbey - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Probe as boy bundled into car and beaten in Co Antrim

The boy, who was left badly shaken after the incident, suffered extensive bruising to his face, head and body.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10) RIP

Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10)

Carter Carson died in hospital on Friday nearly 24 hours after he was struck by a car.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Man (50s) has arm broken after burglars armed with baseball bats attack home

Another man received a cut to the head during the attack.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Woman in her 70s stopped man from stealing car by getting into passenger seat

A man was arrested after police received three reports of burglary, attempted car theft and attempted burglary in the space of an hour and a half.

# newtownabbey - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Police deploy taser on man who carried machete into Antrim shop

The incident happened shortly before 5pm on Wednesday.

# newtownabbey - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Police seek witnesses for 'breathtakingly violent' assault which left a man unrecognisable

Anthony McMahon (59) was found unconscious and barely breathing in a pool of blood on Tuesday.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking

The car was later found burnt out on the Crumlin Road in Belfast.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Two young girls approached by man who told them to get in van - reports

The driver of the van was described as being around 40 years old and was wearing a black baseball cap.

# newtownabbey - Monday 25 January, 2016

Man dragged out of house and beaten by gang in broad daylight

Police are looking for witnesses to an attack that happened yesterday afternoon.

# newtownabbey - Friday 15 January, 2016

Police arrest man who had been on the run following the serious assault of a woman

33-year-old Stephen McFarlane was apprehended in the Newtownards Road area of Belfast earlier this afternoon.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Young boy (7) dies and seven others are injured in three-car crash

The crash happened yesterday evening outside Newtownabbey.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Young man attacked at his home by gang with baseball bats and metal bars

The attack took place in North Belfast last night.

# newtownabbey - Monday 10 August, 2015

"I want to make sure that what happened to Alan will not happen to other young people"

Alan Drennan’s father says he hopes a law change will come from his son’s death.

# newtownabbey - Monday 23 March, 2015

Woman shot in both legs outside house as she tried to escape from masked men

Her injuries aren’t believed to be life threatening at this stage.

# newtownabbey - Friday 6 February, 2015

Call for councillors to vote down 'pagan practice' of cremation

A local resident in Newtownabbey has opposed the building of a new facility on the grounds of Christianity and the environment.

# newtownabbey - Friday 23 January, 2015

This is what an €800,000 cocaine and ecstasy haul looks like

An imitation firearm, three Mercedes AMG cars and a substantial amount of cash were also seized at the scene.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Homes evacuated after viable pipe bomb found in Antrim

The device was found below a railway bridge following a call to local police.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Two men 'in their 50s' snatch bag of cash from woman in daylight attack

It happened in the Rathcoole area of Newtownabbey at around midday.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Security alert as letter bomb found at postal sorting office

Part of the facility in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim was evacuated as officers responded to the scene.

# newtownabbey - Monday 30 June, 2014

Boy (12) in serious condition after bike hit by delivery van

It happened at lunchtime in Doagh, Co Antrim.

# newtownabbey - Monday 14 April, 2014

Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers

The car was found burned out a short time later.

# newtownabbey - Monday 17 March, 2014

Car petrol-bombed in 'racist hate crime'

Police in Northern Ireland say several men were involved in the petrol bomb attack last night.

# newtownabbey - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Man shot in leg by two attackers 'dressed in black'

The 33-year-old victim was attacked in a suburban alleyway in Newtownabbey last night.

# newtownabbey - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

PSNI launch murder investigation into man missing since 2009

Mark Gourley was reported missing on 7 March 2009 but new information has led police into believing he may have been murdered

# newtownabbey - Monday 12 August, 2013

Sectarian assault and robbery on two teens in Antrim

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses to the assault that happened on Saturday evening.

# newtownabbey - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Antrim man Paul Branagh found safe and well

Paul Branagh is believed to be in the Dublin area. He has been missing since Monday evening.

# newtownabbey - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Two men arrested in investigation into attempted murder of PSNI officers

The arrests are in relation to an incident on 9 March when an explosive device detonated near police.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Man pulled from car by hijackers

The incident occurred in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, yesterday. Meanwhile, PSNI members were attacked by youths throwing stones and petrol bombs in Derry.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Belfast security alert declared an 'elaborate hoax'

Police in Belfast have declared a security alert at Shore Road in Newtownabbey a hoax.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Security alert in Belfast declared an 'elaborate hoax'

A number of homes had to be evacuated before the device was declared to be a fake.

# newtownabbey - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Police in Belfast investigating attempted bus hijacking

No one was injured in the incident as police arrived on the scene quickly and the crowd dispersed.

# newtownabbey - Monday 4 March, 2013

Appeal for witnesses as PSNI respond to two security alerts overnight

Both incidents took place in Newtownabbey in Co Antrim. While one was found to be a hoax, the other was a small but viable explosive device.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Explosive device found outside Catholic church in Belfast

Police said the device was small and crude but was still viable.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Woman left 'badly shaken' after car hijacked

The driver was forced out of her car but was not injured during the incident, police said.

# newtownabbey - Friday 15 February, 2013

Man due in court in Belfast over firearm possession

The charges follow an investigation into incidents during the recent flag protests in Northern Ireland.

# newtownabbey - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Funeral of PSNI officer Philippa Reynolds in Newtownabbey today RIP

Funeral of PSNI officer Philippa Reynolds in Newtownabbey today

Two men, aged 23 and 25, have been charged in connection with the officer’s death.

# newtownabbey - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Teenage boys among those charged over Belfast unrest

Three teenager boys, two aged 13 and one aged 14, will appear at Belfast Youth Court tomorrow charged with a number of public order offences.

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