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Petrol bomb thrown at police vehicle in Carrickfergus

NewsBy Jamie McDowell
Petrol bomb thrown at police vehicle in Carrickfergus

A petrol bomb has been thrown at a police vehicle in Carrickfergus in the early hours of this morning.

The incident happened just after 1.05am as the police investigated a traffic accident in the Castlemara Drive area.

Nobody was hurt in the attack.

Inspector Mick Wood said: "The police service belongs to the whole community and police officers are there to serve and protect the whole community. A police officer should never come under attack while simply doing their job.

"I would ask anyone with any information about this incident to contact Larne Police Station on the non-emergency number 101. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111."