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Brick thrown at living room window of two properties in suspected ‘hate’ attacks

Bricks were thrown at windows of two properties in Lurgan – with attempts to burn the front door of one over the weekend.

Police are appealing for information following two sepaprate incidents of criminal damage on Sunday, August 5.

Constable McCullough said: “At 11:45pm, it was reported that a brick was thrown through the front living room window of a property in the Mourne Road area.

“A brick was also thrown through the windscreen of a car parked at the property and at this stage we believe there to be a hate motivation behind this incident.”

He added: “A further report was received a short time later that bricks had been thrown at windows at a house in the Pollock Drive area.

“An attempt was also made to set fire to the front door of the house.”

“We do not believe the incidents are linked at this time and I would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity at either location to contact police in Lurgan on 101.

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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