Police treating Coleraine incident as hate crime

McAuley Multimedia 20th September 2015...Graffiti on the wall at the Salvation community church on Ballycastle road in Coleraine .It appeared at the weakend saying 'No  refugees welcome' a clear message for refugees that may be located in Coleraine.PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULITMEDIA
McAuley Multimedia 20th September 2015...Graffiti on the wall at the Salvation community church on Ballycastle road in Coleraine .It appeared at the weakend saying 'No refugees welcome' a clear message for refugees that may be located in Coleraine.PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULITMEDIA

Police are treating graffiti daubed on a wall in Coleraine saying ‘no refugees welcome’ as a hate crime.

The graffiti was sprayed on a wall of the Salvation community church on the Ballycastle Road.

Inspector Donna Bowden said: “We are treating the matter as a hate crime.

“Anyone with any information that may assist our investigation is asked to call police on the non-emergency 101 number. Or you can contact Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.”