Appeal after Banbridge petrol bomb attack

Pictured is the scene of a petrol bomb attack in the Golf Terrace area of Banbridge in Co Down, January 03, 2016
Pictured is the scene of a petrol bomb attack in the Golf Terrace area of Banbridge in Co Down, January 03, 2016

Detectives are appealing for information following a petrol bomb attack on a house in Banbridge last night (January 2).

A PSNI spokesman said it was reported that at around 7.30pm a petrol bomb had been thrown at the rear bathroom window of a house in Golf Terrace.

Pictured is the scene of a petrol bomb attack in the Golf Terrace area of Banbridge in Co Down, January 03, 2016

Pictured is the scene of a petrol bomb attack in the Golf Terrace area of Banbridge in Co Down, January 03, 2016

Minor scorch damage was caused to the windowsill of the house as a result.

The male occupant, who had only recently moved into the house, was not injured.

Police are working to establish a motive for the attack and Detective Constable Colin Robinson is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to contact Detectives in Lurgan on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.