Police investigate petrol bomb attack

The scene on Railway Street in Ballymena where a petrol bomb attack took place along with windows being smashed in the early hours of Friday morning.''Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
The scene on Railway Street in Ballymena where a petrol bomb attack took place along with windows being smashed in the early hours of Friday morning.''Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Police are appealing for information after a petrol bomb was thrown at a house in Ballymena this morning.

It is understood the incident, which occurred in the Railway Street area of the town, was reported to police at approximately 12.15am.

The scene on Railway Street in Ballymena where a petrol bomb attack took place along with windows being smashed in the early hours of Friday morning.''Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

The scene on Railway Street in Ballymena where a petrol bomb attack took place along with windows being smashed in the early hours of Friday morning.''Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Detective Sergeant Peter Crothers said: “Two bricks were thrown at the property, smashing a front room window, followed by two petrol bombs, one of which hit the house.

“There was scorch damage caused around a window frame and the front door of the property.

“Thankfully, a man and a woman inside the house were uninjured.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives on the non emergency number 101, quoting incident reference number 9 23/02/18.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800555111.