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Man and woman escape injury after a petrol bomb is thrown at their Tandragee home

A man and woman have escaped injury after a petrol bomb was thrown at their home in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police are appealing for witnessing following the incident which took place in the Austin Drive area of Tandragee, Co Armagh.

It was reported that at around 3.15am a petrol bomb was thrown at the front of a house in the area.

 Police and NIFRS attended and the fire was extinguished.

Smoke damage was caused to the kitchen of the property as a result of the incident.

A man, aged in his 30’s and a woman, aged in her 20’s who were in the property at the time were not injured.

Inspector Lynsey Barr said: “Police are working to establish a motive for this attack and we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact officers in Armagh.”

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