A police officer needed hospital treatment after being struck by a car that failed to stop at a checkpoint.
The incident happened on Saturday, March 25 around 8.30pm on Peggy’s Loaning, Banbridge.
A police spokesperson said: “Whilst there we attempted to stop a dark coloured Ford Mondeo bearing Republic of Ireland number plates.
“This driver had other ideas, failing to stop at the checkpoint and striking an officer in the process. That officer has had to attend hospital for treatment.”
Police later received a call that a black Ford Mondeo was on fire in the area of Banbridge Hockey Club.
Police have asked anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage who was in these areas at the time to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 1681 of 25/03/23. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.