21/11/2023

Suspected Arson Attack On Ballymoney Church

The PSNI have issued an appeal for information and witnesses following a suspected deliberate arson attack on a church in Ballymoney on the evening of Sunday, 19 November.

Shortly after 9.45pm, emergency services responded to reports of a fire at a church in the Castle Street area. It is understood that a side door of the church had been set alight.

Sergeant Moody said: "Our enquiries are ongoing and I would appeal to anyone who may be able to assist with our investigation to contact us on 101, quoting reference 1540 19/11/23.

"We are especially keen to hear from anyone who was in the Castle Street area of the town and near the church on Sunday evening between 9.30pm and 9.45pm, and noticed anything suspicious, to get in touch."

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/

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