Man and woman are left ‘badly shaken’ after petrol bomb attack

A man and woman, both in their 40s, were left “badly shaken” after a petrol bomb attack in Antrim.

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an incident, in which a petrol bomb was thrown at a house this morning (Monday 31st August).

Shortly before 12:35am, it was reported that a petrol bomb was thrown at the rear window of a house in the Donegore Drive area.

Damage was caused to the outer pane of the window, with smoke damage also reported to an outside wall close to the window of the property.

The fire from the object had burnt itself out upon arrival of Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service to the scene.

Enquiries are continuing and police would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or saw anything suspicious in the area, to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 65 31/08/20. An online report can be submitted using the non-emergency reporting form via . 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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