23/01/2020

Petrol Bombs Thrown At Co Antrim Flat

An investigation is underway after petrol bombs were thrown at a flat in Co Antrim.

Two petrol bombs were thrown at a ground floor property in Brookfield Gardens, Ahoghill on Wednesday night, 22 January.
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One device smashed through the living room window and landed in the room where a male occupant extinguished the flames.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact non-emergency line 101.



(JG/CM)




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