Man Hit By Firework In North Belfast

A man has sustained burn injuries after being hit by a firework at a fast food outlet in north Belfast.

The incident happened at premises in the Alliance Avenue area at around 9.15pm on Friday, 14 October.

An unknown man dropped the firework in the doorway and it hit another male.

He is currently being treated in hospital.
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Detective Sergeant Michael Hawthorne said: "The firework has been identified as one from the ‘Heroes and Villains’ series, made by Bright Star.

“The manufacturer has not supplied this particular firework to any Northern Ireland outlets so I would ask anyone who knows anything about this type of firework in the local community to make contact with us and assist us in this investigation.

"I would also continue to appeal to anyone who knows anything else about this incident to contact detectives at Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1319 of 14/10/16."


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