Man arrested over sectarian assaults on Belfast houses (News)


A person has been arrested in north Belfast after numerous houses have been attacked in latest weeks.

Chief Inspector Kelly Moore mentioned: “Officers carried out a search at a home in Ballysillan Avenue this morning and arrested a 26-year-old man.

“He has been arrested on suspicion of intimidation and legal harm and is presently in custody aiding us with our enquiries.

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“Native officers and Felony Investigation Department detectives have been finishing up an in depth investigation into the latest incidents on this space and I want to reassure the area people that we are going to do all in our energy to make sure that anybody concerned might be introduced earlier than the courts.

“No-one ought to really feel unsafe in their very own dwelling or be subjected to acts of intimidation, and I’d ask anybody with any info which may help us with our investigation to contact detectives at Musgrave on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

The scene on Manor Road in north Belfast the place a sectarian assault happened within the early hours of Thursday morning. Police are investigating the incident which seen three properties have been broken when painted was thrown at them. Image by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Paint and objects have been thrown at three homes within the Manor Park space inside a 30 minute interval in the course of the early hours of Thursday morning.

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Police are treating the incidents as sectarian hate crimes.

The incident comes simply over every week after loyalist paramilitaries compelled a grieving mom, whose son died solely days earlier than, out of her dwelling within the Oldpark Street space.

It’s believed the UFF threatened the girl and ordered her to depart her dwelling. Hours later her dwelling was attacked and the home windows smashed.

The home that was attacked in Summer time Road within the Oldpark space of north Belfast


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