Two arrested after collision

A police dog and the police helicopter were involved in the capture of two men in the Stewartstown area today (Sunday, November 13).

Sunday, 13th November 2016, 8:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:02 pm
Police image of vehicle involved in collision

Police Officers from C Section were on duty and intercepted an uninsured driver in the Stewartstown area. Two males left this vehicle abandoned following a collision and made off across fields. The Air Support unit and Dog Handling attended the scene to assist.One male was arrested in a nearby field and police tracked the other one to an address in the town.

The second male was arrested in the town for numerous road traffic offences which included;-No driving licence.-No insurance.-Failing to stop, remain and report a road traffic collision.-Drugs offences.-Possession of an offensive weapon. -Aggravated taking and driving away.