13/08/2019

Armagh House Attacked In Racist Hate Crime

The home of a Syrian family living in Armagh has been attacked for the second time in as many days in what police are treating as a racially motivated hate crime.
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Windows were smashed at the property in Alexander Avenue at around 1.40am on Monday morning, 12 August. Just over a day earlier, graffiti was spray painted over the house. It is understood the words 'locals only' were daubed on the walls.

Shortly before the window was broken yesterday morning, a male described as 5'5", of stocky build and wearing a grey and white hooded top was spotted near the property.

Police have urged locals to question anything they have noticed in recent days, including suspicious behaviour or anyone causing problems. Anyone with details can contact officers on 101 quoting reference 81 of 12/08/19.



(JG/CM)

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