Northern Ireland

Man released over Ballyclare church paint attack

Paint damage on Sacred Heart Church in Ballyclare

A 26-year-old man arrested in connection with a paint attack on a Catholic church in Ballyclare has been released on police bail.

White paint was thrown at Sacred Heart Church on Doagh Road between 00:00 BST on Sunday and the morning mass in what police are treating as a hate crime.

Police also said on Monday that a 35-year-old woman has been cautioned for assisting an offender.

They want anyone who noticed suspicious activity in the area to contact them.

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