21 May 2005


Police appeal after sectarian attacks

21/05/2005 - 10:41:35

There were a number of sectarian attacks overnight in north Belfast, police said today.

Police are appealing for information after several cars and houses were damaged in a crime spree which began at about 11pm last night.

Officers said early indications were that the attacks were sectarian and connected.

The PSNI confirmed a Peugeot 406 car was destroyed by a petrol bomb and three houses were damaged by paint bombs at Cliftondene Crescent.

Shortly after that the windows of a Rover car were broken with stones and paint was thrown over two houses at Abbeydale Park in the lower Ballysillan area.

North Belfast police, who are appealing for information on the incidents, confirmed another two houses at Ligoniel Road and a home at Summerdale Park were damaged by paint bombs.

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