Northern Ireland

Firework thrown into south Belfast house

A brick was used to break the downstairs window of the house on Cooke Street
Image caption A brick was used to break the downstairs window of the house on Cooke Street

A man has escaped injury after a firework was thrown through the window of a house in south Belfast.

A brick was used to break the downstairs window of the house on Cooke Street off the lower Ormeau Road at about 4:00 BST on Sunday.

The firework partially exploded causing smoke damage.

It has been removed for forensic examination. Police said a motive has not been established for the attack.