31/07/2014

Three Released Over Racist Attacks

Three men who were arrested by police over a series of racist attacks in east Belfast have been released on bail pending further inquiries.

On Monday night, two properties were attacked in Bloomfield Avenue and Chobham Street in the city, while two cars were damaged in Rosebery Street and Ravenscroft Street.

It is understood racist graffiti was also painted on gable walls in the surrounding streets.

A 20-year-old and two 22-year-old men were arrested over the incidents on Wednesday evening and questioned by police. They were released without charge on Thursday morning.

(JP/MH)

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