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Car destroyed in petrol bomb attack

The property in Ballyronan Park, Rathcoole which was targeted by racist thugs. INNT 12-019-FP

The property in Ballyronan Park, Rathcoole which was targeted by racist thugs. INNT 12-019-FP

Police investigating a petrol bomb attack in the Rathcoole estate on Sunday evening (March 16) have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

At approximately 9.35pm, police received a report that a car had been set on fire at Ballyronan Park. The vehicle was completely destroyed.

The house outside which the vehicle had been parked was also damaged in the incident.

It is believed that several males were involved in the attack, which police are treating as “a racially motivated hate crime.”

Investigating officers have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to contact them at Newtownabbey Police Station on 0845 600 8000, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 
 
 

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