PSNI appeal for information after 'masked individuals' attempt to block Cookstown street

Missiles were thrown at cars and an attempt was made to block a road in Cookstown town centre at the weekend.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 10:57 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 12:30 pm

Police are appealing for information about the incident which happened at Millburn Street on Saturday.

Chief Inspector Mervyn Seffen said: “At around 9.05pm last night, Saturday, April 3, police received reports that a number of masked individuals had gathered in the Millburn Street area of Cookstown.

"They attempted to block the road and throw missiles at traffic. There have been no reports of any injuries."

Police are appealing for information about Saturday night's incident.

Police say their enquiries are continuing and they would appeal to anyone with any information to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 2182 03/04/21.

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via the PSNI website. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or its website.


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