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# Investigation
Broken glass deliberately embedded into playground - PSNI
No children were injured in the incident – but police are now investigating who put the glass shards into the play area.

POLICE IN NORTHERN IRELAND are investigating after broken glass was deliberately embedded into a playground in Antrim.

The incident was reported on Friday when the glass shards were found in the outdoor play area at the Muckamore community centre.

“The shards had been removed prior to the report to police, however it is believed the glass was inserted into the foam deliberately,” the PSNI said in a statement.

No children accessed the park while the glass was in place, the PSNI said.

Police are now trying to track down the culprits and have appealed to the public to come forward with any information about who was responsible.

“Officers are keen to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area of the play park on 27/28 June or anyone who may be ale to identify the person or people responsible for this reckless and dangerous act,” the PSNI statement said.

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