Paint Thrown At House In Racially Motivated Hate Crime

Police have said they are treating an attack on a home in south Belfast as a racially motivated hate crime.

The incident occurred in Connaught Street at around 11.10pm last night, Tuesday 23 April.
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A window was smashed and paint thrown over the front door.

Enquiries are ongoing.


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