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Attack on bus used by Belfast children with disabilities a 'despicable act'

The windscreen of the group's minibus was smashed. Stock photo
The windscreen of the group's minibus was smashed. Stock photo

Police have branded an attack on a minibus used by children with disabilities as a "despicable act".

The windscreen of the minibus was smashed on Sunday around 7:45pm outside the 'Kids Together' facility on the Stewartstown Road in west Belfast.

'Kids Together' provides support to children with disabilities and their families.

Police confirmed that the minibus will now be out of action for a few days.

"This will cause an enormous inconvenience to the staff and to the young people with complex disabilities that avail of this service," a spokesperson said on the PSNI West Belfast Facebook page.

"This is a despicable act and police are reviewing CCTV footage showing the culprits involved. This is an attack on a vital community service and will hinder the great work that staff at ‘Kids Together’ are doing for YOUR community.

"If you are involved in this or have any information that may help please contact us on 101 quoting serial 421 of 13/05/19."

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