02/04/2004

Police attacked with paint bombs

Police have been attacked in the early hours of this morning after investigating an attempt to burn out a car in Holywood, Co Down.

Bags of paint were thrown at officers as they investigated a vehicle outside the police training college, Garneville at around 12.15am.

Two petrol bombs had earlier been thrown at the vehicle, but failed to ignite.

No one was injured in the incident, however two cars in the area were damaged.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

(MB)

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