Crossbow attack by masked man in Carrickfergus


Police are hunting a masked man who fired a crossbow bolt at a van in Co Antrim.

It happened on the forecourt of a Carrickfergus petrol station on Tuesday.

Two men who were in the black Renault Trafic van escaped uninjured but minor damage was caused to the vehicle.

Detective Constable Loreen Glenn said: “We are keen to hear from witnesses or anyone who may be able to assist the police investigation in any way.”

The incident happened at about 5.15pm at a petrol station on Prince Andrew Way.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s reactive and organised crime unit on 101.