22/05/2017

Petrol Bombs Thrown At House In East Belfast

Police are appealing for information following a petrol bomb attack on a house in east Belfast.

The incident happened in the Larkfield Road area at around 11.45pm on Friday, 19 May.

Two petrol bombs were thrown at the property and one failed to ignite.

Significant damage was caused to the door of the property.
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No-one was in the house at the time.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/JP)

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