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Appeal over attack on Belfast Islamic centre

An Islamic centre in Belfast was attacked with a paint bomb last week, which local police are treating as a hate crime.

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POLICE IN SOUTH BELFAST are re-issuing an appeal for information regarding criminal damage at the Islamic Centre in the Wellington Park last Thursday night

Around 10pm on 23 May, a milk bottle filled with paint was thrown at the building and two teenage boys were seen running away from the area. No one was injured in the attack.

Investigating officers would also like to speak to the driver of a silver car which was seen in the area at the time of the attack.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact police at Lisburn Road on 0845 600 8000. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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