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'Racist hate crime' petrol bombing of car in Newtownabbey

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Damage caused to a house in Newtownabbey following a petrol bomb on Sunday night. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Damage caused to a house in Newtownabbey following a petrol bomb on Sunday night. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Damage caused to a house in Newtownabbey following a petrol bomb on Sunday night. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

An arson attack on a car in Newtownabbey has been described as a racially motivated hate crime.

The petrol bomb attack happened in the Ballyronan Park area at around 9.35pm on Sunday evening.

One car was destroyed in the blaze.

Police have said several men were involved.

They have appealed for information and are treating the attack as a hate crime.
 

Belfast Telegraph


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