01/12/2021

Arson Attack In Bushmills Being Treated As A Sectarian Hate Crime

An arson attack at a flat in Bushmills, Co Antrim, is being treated as a "sectarian motivated hate crime", according to the police.

A wheelie bin was pushed against the front door of the property in Silverstream Court and set on fire just after 7am on Monday, 29 November.

A woman was treated for smoke inhalation.
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A man who was also in the flat did not require hospital treatment.

The blaze damaged the front door and entrance hall.


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