Northern Ireland

Device thrown at police officers in Craigavon

Police officers have escaped injury after a device was thrown at them during a search operation in County Armagh.

It happened at about 10:00 BST on Monday as officers carried out searches in the Drumbeg area of Craigavon.

PSNI Inspector Philip Shepherd said a number of children were close by at the time of the attack.

He said those who carried out this attack had shown "callous disregard" for police and the local community.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the attack to contact them.