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Two men arrested after 'spree of incidents' across Bangor- six cars damaged by speeding jeep

Multiple vehicles were damaged in the incident on Main Street in Bangor. Credit: PSNI
Multiple vehicles were damaged in the incident on Main Street in Bangor. Credit: PSNI
Multiple vehicles were damaged in the incident on Main Street in Bangor. Credit: PSNI
Multiple vehicles were damaged in the incident on Main Street in Bangor. Credit: PSNI

At least six parked cars were damaged in Bangor by a speeding jeep during a "spree of incidents" across the town on Friday night.

Police said multiple reports were received of a silver Daihatsu jeep being driven erratically in the town centre at around 9.30pm.

The same vehicle was then reported to have been involved in damaging property at a petrol station on South Circular Road and carrying out dangerous 'donut' manoeuvres on the forecourt of another petrol station on Clandeboye Road.

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Multiple vehicles were damaged in the incident on Main Street in Bangor. Credit: PSNI

Officers detained two men in their 20s in the Grays Hill area and both will be questioned on suspicion of involvement in the incidents.

Inspector Jonathan Francey appealed for witnesses to get in touch and said police would especially like to hear from anyone who may have captured dashcam or smartphone footage. Please call 101, quoting reference 1300 18/01/19.

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Multiple vehicles were damaged in the incident on Main Street in Bangor. Credit: PSNI

An officer, posting on the PSNI's Bangor Facebook page, said: "Police would like to speak with anyone who witnessed multiple vehicle damage on Main Street, Bangor this evening around 21:30 hours.

"A grey Daihatsu Terios jeep made its way down Main Street at speed, hitting a corsa, spinning 360 degrees and proceeding to collide with three other vehicles.

"Three males made off from the scene. Police stopped and detained two males a short time later. If you witnessed this and have any information police would like to hear from you. Get in touch via our non-emergency number 101."

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