Search for suspects after car crashes into garden in Donaghcloney with occupants fleeing across fields

Police have appealed for information after a car crashed into a garden in Donaghcloney near Lurgan this lunchtime with the occupants fleeing across fields.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police are appealing for information and witnesses in relation to a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision in the vicinity of Gannon Lodge, Craigavon.”

Sergeant Innes said: “Shortly before 11.55am today, Thursday 16th June, a report was received of a collision involving a silver BMW.

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“Extensive damage was caused to metal railings in the area.

A car has crashed and rolled into a garden at Donaghcloney, near Lurgan, Co Armagh. The PSNI is at the scene.

“It was reported that the occupants of the vehicle, understood to be one female and two or possibly three males, made off from the scene in the direction of Donaghcloney village.

“The female was described as having ginger hair, and dressed in a striped top and a hoodie. One of the males was described as being possibly in his 20s, approximately 5’ 5 or 6” in height, of a slim build, with short fair hair. He was said to be wearing a grey T-shirt and jeans.

“A second male was described as being of stocky build, with ginger hair, and was dressed in dark coloured clothing.

“Our enquiries into this incident are continuing, and we are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed it, or who may have captured any dash cam or mobile phone footage, to contact us and quote reference number 741 of 16/06/22.”

DUP Cllr Mark Baxter said: “A driver rolled the car at Gannon Lodge Donaghcloney, then done a runner.

“The police helicopter is on the search. I hope they find the driver. Luckily nobody was killed.”



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