Northern Ireland

Petrol bomb is thrown at house in Antrim

Rathmore Gardens sign
Image caption The attack happened in Rathmore Gardens in Antrim

A petrol bomb has been thrown at the front of a house in Antrim town.

The attack happened at a house in the Rathmore Gardens area of the Greystone estate at about 22:30 BST on Friday.

No damage was caused to the property and no-one was injured during the incident.

Alliance Leader David Ford David Ford has condemned the attack.

"There have been a number of attacks on houses in Antrim in recent times. This was a despicable and cowardly incident and I appeal to anyone with information on it to contact police immediately, " he said.

"We are working hard to try and grow the economy and bring new jobs to Antrim, and such incidents send out a very negative message."