Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 23 August 2014

Police officer attacked by gang

A police officer has been attacked by a masked gang in Co Antrim

A police officer has been treated in hospital for a head injury after being attacked by a masked gang in Co Antrim.

The officer was the driver of a patrol vehicle that was targeted in the Grange estate in Ballyclare at around 11.30pm on Tuesday.

The officer was taken to hospital but later released.

Another police vehicle was damaged later when disturbances broke out in the estate.

Petrol bombers also damaged a number of other vehicles.

Police said they worked with community workers to restore calm.

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