Police investigating petrol bomb incident in Cookstown

  • 16 June 2020

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Police are appealing for information following a report of a petrol bomb incident at residential premises in the Jubilee Park area of Cookstown this morning (Tuesday 16th June).

Sergeant Clifford said: “Shortly before 4:10am, it was reported that a petrol bomb was thrown at a house in the area. The device landed below the front window of the property and damaged a child’s bicycle in the area. Scorch damage was caused to both the window sill and the wall of the property during the incident. Two females aged 49 and 21 years old, as well as a young child were inside the house at the time, but were not injured.

“It was also reported that a liquid was poured over a car parked in the area, but no damage was reported.

“Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and we would appeal to anyone with any information to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 227 16/06/20. You can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ . You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/


We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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