Friday 19 January 2018

Couple and young baby escape arson attack

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A couple and their young baby have escaped injury after an arson attack in Co Antrim.

A car was set alight and the fire spread to their home in the Islandarragh Road area of Ballycastle during the early hours of this morning.

Significant damage was caused to the property, detectives said.

Sectarian graffiti was also daubed at the scene.

Police have said they are treating the attack as a hate crime.

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