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Windows smashed and paint thrown at house during sectarian hate crime in Coleraine

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 16/6/2020: A house in the Westbourne Crescent area of Coleraine was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday morning in what the PSNI have described as "a sectarian motivated hate crime".
PICTURE BY STEPHEN DAVISON

PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 16/6/2020: A house in the Westbourne Crescent area of Coleraine was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday morning in what the PSNI have described as "a sectarian motivated hate crime". PICTURE BY STEPHEN DAVISON

A house in the Westbourne Crescent area of Coleraine was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday morning in what the PSNI have described as "a sectarian motivated hate crime". 
PICTURE BY STEPHEN DAVISON

A house in the Westbourne Crescent area of Coleraine was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday morning in what the PSNI have described as "a sectarian motivated hate crime". PICTURE BY STEPHEN DAVISON

Scene at a house in Coleraine Co-Derry which was attacked during the night. Picture Margaret McLaughlin 16-6-2020

Scene at a house in Coleraine Co-Derry which was attacked during the night. Picture Margaret McLaughlin 16-6-2020

PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 16/6/2020: A house in the Westbourne Crescent area of Coleraine was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday morning in what the PSNI have described as "a sectarian motivated hate crime". PICTURE BY STEPHEN DAVISON

A sectarian attack which saw windows smashed and containers of paint thrown inside a house in Coleraine is being treated as a hate crime, police have said.

The attack happened at around 12.15am on Tuesday at a house in Westbourne Crescent.

A front living room window was smashed and containers of paint thrown inside the home, causing extensive damage.

Two cars parked outside were also damaged with paint.

A man and woman, who were asleep upstairs at the time, were not injured but left shocked by the incident, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police in Coleraine on 101 quoting reference number 30 16/06/20.

Belfast Telegraph