Published Sunday, 19 August 2012
The remains of a car which was burnt out. (© UTV)
Officers were called to the Ardowen area of the Co Armagh town shortly before 1am on Sunday following reports of suspicious activity.
A large crowd threw missiles at them - no injuries have been reported.
Then at around 3am a Vauxhall Astra car was hijacked and set alight in the Monbrief East Road area.
The vehicle was completely destroyed.
The crowd dispersed before 4am, however police remained in the area for a time to monitor the situation.
Anyone with information on what happened is asked to contact the PSNI in Lurgan on 0845 600 8000.