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Police make fresh appeal over missing man

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Police are continuing to appeal for help in finding a missing 41-year-old man, last seen in Lisburn last Friday.

Peter Lindsay was spotted in the early hours of the morning on Moss Road.

Peter, who is described as around 5'11" tall, of medium build, with short, dark hair and stubble, left his house in Lisburn on Thursday 21 December at around 3pm.

After this, he was seen in Belfast city centre and then close to a garage and shop close to the King's Hall on the Upper Lisburn Road at around 2.50am on Friday 22 December.

On all occasions, he was wearing a royal blue-coloured jacket, navy jumper, red t-shirt and grey combat trousers.

He may have been carrying a bottle of water.

Detectives are appealing to Peter, or anyone who knows of his whereabouts to contact them immediately on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 925 22/12/17.


Teen arrested over 'stolen Jaguar'

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A 17-year-old has been arrested after he was caught behind the wheel of a Jaguar car police believe was stolen.

It is understood the car was taken from outside Lisburn in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Officers spotted the car on Barnfield Road, Derriaghy at around 10am.

The two male occupants abandoned the car and escaped on foot.

One of the youths was arrested by officers in the Auto Crime Team with the help of a police helicopter.

The suspect remains in police custody at this time and is being questioned about a number of offences.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed any of these incidents to contact officers on 101 quoting reference number 302 of 28/11/17.

Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Damage caused in Lisburn arson attack

Firefighters attended the scene of the arson attack in Lisburn. Credit: Presseye

Detectives are investigating after bins were set alight and placed against the wall of a house in an arson attack in Lisburn.

The incident happened in the Clontara Park area at about 1am on Wednesday.

Firefighters attended the scene and extinguished the blaze, which caused damage to the exterior.

No one was injured as a result of the fire.

Police are appealing for witness, or anyone with information, to contact them on 101.

Man charged with murder over body found in car

A 44-year-old man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a body in a car in Lisburn earlier this week.

The scene of the body find in Lisburn. Credit: Presseye

The accused is due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates’ Court later on Thursday.

It comes after the body of pensioner Gerard Mulligan was found in a car the Limehurst Way area of the city, believed to have been in his own backyard, on Monday afternoon.

Man held over Lisburn body find under armed guard in hospital

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was discovered in a car in Lisburn is under armed guard in hospital, it has been confirmed.

The 44-year-old man was seriously hurt on Monday and taken to hospital where he remains under armed guard.

A post mortem will be carried out on Wednesday to determine the cause of death of the victim, who has been named locally as pensioner Gerard Mulligan.

He was found dead in a car, believed to be in the back yard of a house where he lived at Limehurst Way, on Monday afternoon.

A neighbour who has known Mr Mulligan for decades, described his death as “devastating”.

“He was always a quiet fella, you wouldn’t have thought that would happen to the likes of him,” he said.

Police have said formal identification is yet to take place.

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