20/04/2015

Brick Thrown At House In South Belfast Being Treated As Hate Crime

A brick thrown through the window of a house in west Belfast is being treated as a "sectarian hate crime", according to police.

The house on Walmer Street was attacked just before 7.30pm on Sunday.

Sectarian abuse was also shouted at a woman who was in the property at the time of the attack, however she was not injured.

A man was seen fleeing the scene in a silver.grey car in the direction of Haypark Avenue.

Inspector David Gibson said: "Hate crime is unacceptable and I appeal to anyone with any information relating to this incident to please contact police at Lisburn Road on the non-emergency number 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

(CD/MH)

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