Fifteen arrested over petrol bomb attack in Ballymena
Published 02/09/2013 | 11:28
A total of 15 men have been arrested following a petrol bomb attack in Ballymena.
They were held following reports a petrol bomb had been thrown at a house in the Ballykeel Estate at around 3.40am on Sunday morning.
A car parked outside at the time had its windows smashed during the incident, while a man in the property who confronted the attackers sustained a head injury requiring medical treatment.
All 15 people - aged between 16 and 41 - were held on a suspicion of a number of attempted arson endangering life, possession of an offensive weapon and riotous behaviour, among others.
Two - aged 16 and 38 - are due to appear at Coleraine Magistrates' Court on Monday morning in relation to the incident.
The others have been released on police bail pending enquiries.