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Child in lucky escape after petrol bomb thrown at house in Craigavon

A young girl was among five people who escaped injury after a Craigavon house was targeted in a petrol bomb attack early this morning (Wednesday).

Police are appealing for information on the incident in Moyraverty Court, which they are treating as attempted arson.

Two men and two women were also in the house.

The petrol bomb was thrown at the building around 6.15am.

“Thankfully, it did not ignite and no damage was caused,” a PSNI spokesperson said.

Two men wearing dark clothing and riding bicycles were seen in the area at the time.

Anyone who saw the men or any suspicious activity should contact police on non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 280 of 21/07/21.

Alternatively, phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111,

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