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Paint attack at Belfast Orange Hall being treated as sectarian hate crime

North Belfast DUP MLA William Humphrey has condemned the paint bomb attack against Belfast Orange Hall, Clifton Street, which occurred over the weekend.
North Belfast DUP MLA William Humphrey has condemned the paint bomb attack against Belfast Orange Hall, Clifton Street, which occurred over the weekend.
It was discovered on Sunday afternoon that two bottles containing paint had been smashed, one against the front railings and the other against the front wall of the Grade II listed building.
It was discovered on Sunday afternoon that two bottles containing paint had been smashed, one against the front railings and the other against the front wall of the Grade II listed building.

An attack on an Orange Hall in north Belfast over the weekend is being treated as a sectarian hate crime, police have said.

White paint was thrown at the hall on Clifton Street on Sunday at around 1.30pm, splattering a fence and wall.

Inspector Natalie McNally appealed for witnesses to the criminal damage.

“We are appealing for anyone who might have information about this, which is being treated as a sectarian hate crime, to contact us on 101 quoting 1665 of 14/07/19," she said.

"Alternatively information can also be provided by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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Paint attack.

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