PSNI investigate race hate attack in north Belfast

Cliftonville Road - Google image
Cliftonville Road - Google image

Police are appealing for information after a racially motivated hate crime at a north Belfast home.

The incident - a burglary - happened at a house in the Cliftonville Road area of Belfast on Friday, 12 May.

A PSNI spokesman said sometime between 9.30pm and 10.15pm a house was entered and graffiti spray painted on the hall and living room walls with a distinct blue spray paint. Pictures, chairs and a kitchen window were also damaged.

A PSNI spokesman is not asking anyone who has information about this incident or saw any suspicious activity in the area to contact Police at Tennent Street on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 1497 12/05/17.

Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.