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Intruders damage Portrush lifeboat

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Intruders damage Portrush lifeboat thumbnailIntruders broke into a relief lifeboat moored in Portrush Harbour over the weekend. CC47-109s

POLICE have launched an investigation after vandals broke into an RNLI lifeboat in Portrush.
The intruders boarded a vessel which had been providing cover while the town's regular lifeboat was undergoing a service in England.
The 'Duke of Kent' was tied up at the quayside when the incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning (November 18).
Inspector Yvonne McManus said: "Unknown individuals gained access to the boat overnight while it was docked in the harbour. They broke the lock off an internal cabin door and it appears they then attempted to tamper with the throttle.
*Read the full story in this week's Chronicle

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