Four people escape injury in petrol bomb attack at NI home

Monday, 15th February 2021, 11:09 am

Four people escaped injury after a petrol bomb was thrown at their home in the early hours of the morning.

Detectives are investigating a report of a petrol bomb being thrown at a house in the Leyland Court area of Ballycastle.

In a statement the PSNI sat that ‘shortly before 2.30 am, it was reported that a window had been smashed at a house in the area and an object was set alight and thrown inside’.

It adds that damage was caused to the front window and the inside of the house as a result of the incident.

The four occupants of the property were unharmed.

The statement also adds that a number of men were seen leaving the area in a silver coloured car.

Police are working to establish a motive for the attack and would also like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area or saw this vehicle.


Officers can be contacted by calling 101, quoting reference 130 of 15/02/21.

You can also submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via