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NT Police have deployed reinforcement officers to Groote Eylandt communities, Alyangula and Millingimbi, in response to community unrest.

Additional officers were sent to Alyangula yesterday evening to assist local police after a disturbance at the local airport.

A police spokeswoman said people were throwing rocks at police and causing damage to the vehicles during a police drug search

Additional officers were also dispatched to Millingimbi after a group of young men caused damage to a number of vehicles, including a police vehicle, by throwing rocks and firing slingshots at police.

Investigations are ongoing and more information will be provided later today.

NT Police Association president described the attacks as “disgraceful
“These disgraceful attacks on our members again highlight the need for increased sentencing to those who attack our police.

“Our police go out every day to look after our community, and keep us safe, so any attack on those officers should be dealt with by the courts in a manner that sends a clear message to those responsible,” he said.