Police are appealing for info following a paint bomb thrown at a Catholic Church in Larne

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Police in Larne are appealing for information following the report of criminal damage being caused to a Catholic Church in the Agnew Street area of the town this morning (Sunday, 16th February).

Sergeant Alan Lowry said: “We received a report at around 11.00 am that sometime overnight a paint bomb was thrown at the wall of the church.

“Enquiries are continuing and at this stage the incident is being treated as a sectarian hate crime.

“We would appeal to anyone with any information to contact police in Larne on 101, quoting reference number 608 16/02/20.”

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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