Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 

Local News

Armed police raid Portrush house in fugitive manhunt

1 Mins read
Michael Lawrence Smith
Michael Lawrence Smith
BT Coleraine

Armed swooped on a house in Portrush around Midnight on Thursday as the manhunt for dangerous on the run fugitive Michael Smith continued following a tip off that he was seen in the town.

Below is the dramatic moment armed police swooped on a house in the seaside town of Portrush.

 

The Belfast Telegraph reports that police moved in after a member of the public believed they had spotted the fugitive earlier that evening however there no sign of Smith when police entered the building. It is believed to have been a false alarm..

Michael Lawrence Smith, aged 38, was released erroneously by the Prison Service on Tuesday 7 March and has failed to return to the prison. Mr Smith, who is currently on remand for murder, had previously applied for High Court bail for this offence. Police strenuously objected and bail was refused.

Detective Superintendent Kevin Geddes said: “Michael Smith, who is deemed as dangerous, was last seen in the Belfast area at 2pm on Tuesday 7 March.

 

 

11429 posts

About author
An article that is attributed to the Causeway Coast Community Team has either involved multiple authors, written by a contributor or the main body of content is from a press release. Got a news-related tip you’d like to see covered on Causeway Coast Community? Email us - [email protected]
Articles
Related posts
Local News

KFC Coleraine partners with Uber Eats to launch delivery service

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppPrepare your taste buds! KFC is now at your fingertips with UberEATS. In just a few taps you can have the KFC…
Local News

Council meeting row shows need for live-streaming - McCaw

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppAlliance councillor Chris McCaw has said that a row at Tuesday evening’s full council meeting, in which a majority of the council…
Local News

Peacock Motion supporting victims of Mother and Baby Home Scandal across the island of Ireland supported at Council

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppPeacock Motion supporting victims of Mother and Baby Home Scandal across the island of Ireland supported at Council Sinn Féin Councillor Leanne…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *