Teenagers jailed for Derry petrol bomb attack on police

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Image caption Two teenagers have been jailed for a petrol bomb attack on police

Two teenagers who admitted throwing petrol bombs at police officers in the Waterside area of Derry last year have been jailed at Londonderry Crown Court.

John James Donnelly, 19, from Barnwall Place and Anthony Logue, 19, from Bards Hill, threw the petrol bombs on 13 July 2011.

The incident happened during rioting in the Strabane Old Road area of the city.

Both teenagers were recorded on police CCTV cameras when police were attacked by a group of 25 people.

Logue, who had no previous convictions, was given a 15-month sentence of which three will be in custody and 12 months on licence.

Donnelly, who had previous convictions for assault, was given an 18-month sentence, six months in custody and 12 months on licence.