Six parked buses damaged in overnight attack - 'this reckless act of criminal damage will have a detrimental impact on a number of children from the local community'

The lives of children have been affected after six buses were damaged in a weekend attack.

By Gemma Murray
Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 3:13 pm

Police are appealing for information following a report of criminal damage which occurred in the Ardglass Road area of Downpatrick.

Sergeant Curran said: “Sometime between 8.30pm on Thursday 28th July and 9am on Monday 1st August, it was reported that six buses parked in the area were damaged.

“This reckless act of criminal damage will have a detrimental impact on a number of children from the local community who heavily rely on this important service.

Some of the damage caused to the buses parked in the Ardglass Road area of Downpatrick.

“Our enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone with any information in relation to this incident, to contact police in Downpatrick on 101 quoting reference number 345 02/08/22.

"Alternatively, you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/ .”

Some of the damage caused to the buses parked in the Ardglass Road area of Downpatrick.
Some of the damage caused to the buses parked in the Ardglass Road area of Downpatrick.