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Police investigate after car set alight with petrol bomb in Ballymena

PSNI police car

Police are appealing for information following a report of a petrol bomb incident at the Wakehurst Park area of Ballymena on Monday 20th May.


Inspector Graham said:

“Shortly before 00:05am, it was reported that a car was set alight outside a property in the area.

“Damage was caused to the front driver’s window of the vehicle and an object was placed inside and ignited. Damage was reported to the driver’s seat of the vehicle, with the fire put out before spreading throughout the car.


“Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and police would appeal to anyone with any information to assist with the investigation, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 9 20/05/24. Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at .”


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