Belfast Telegraph

More than £4k of damage done to Royal hospital vehicles in Belfast

'Significant disruption to patients who rely on the buses'

More than £4000 worth of damage has been done to a number of hospital transport vehicles at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

Police are appealing for witnesses after criminal damage was caused to a number of vehicles in the carpark overnight.

Eight vehicles had their windows smashed and were broken into.

The PSNI said the damage has caused "significant disruption" to patients who rely on the buses.

Inspector Roy Burnside said: “Police received a report at 1.30am this morning, November 20, that eight vehicles had their windows smashed and were broken into some time last night.

“The total damage to the vehicles is estimated to be approximately £4,500.

“Significant disruption was also caused to many patients today who rely on the buses.

“Police at Tennent Street would appeal to anyone who witnessed suspicious activity at the car park last night, or who has information which could assist police with their enquiries, to contact 101 quoting reference number 58 of 20/11/17.

“Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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