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PSNI appeal about taxi follows ‘intimidation’ incident

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the movements of this taxi between Belfast and Coalisland on Tuesday evening. INTT0313-050X

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the movements of this taxi between Belfast and Coalisland on Tuesday evening. INTT0313-050X

FOUR men who have been charged with intimidating a witness in the Coalisland area, are expected to appear in court this morning.

Detectives from the Serious Crime Branch investigating the alleged intimidation of a witness in the Moor Road area of the town charged four men aged 29, 31, 42 and 45.

Meanwhile, police are appealing for information about the movements of a silver Volvo S70 car which is believed to have travelled to Coalisland from the Belfast area on Tuesday evening.

According to the PSNI, three men forced their way into a house in the Moor Road area around 8pm and made threats to a 35 year-old man who is a witness in a court case.

They ran off when challenged by the man.

The man’s wife and young children were in the house at the time.

The silver Volvo, registration number V 620 EWB, had an Eagle taxi sign on its roof.

Police want to hear from anyone who saw the Volvo, pictured, between 6pm on Tuesday in Belfast and midnight in Coalisland, particularly in the Moor Road and Washingbay Road areas.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives on 028 9180 1507.

Police have thanked the local community in Coalisland for their co-operation and assistance during this incident.

Detectives would appeal to anyone with any information about the movements of the silver Volvo Eagle taxi to contact them on 028 9180 1507.

Alternatively, anyone who does not want to give their details can provide information anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

 
 
 

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