Ar­son at­tack ‘hate crime’

Daily Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - NEWS -

A FAM­ILY of five es­caped in­jury af­ter an ar­son at­tack on their home that is be­ing treated as a “racial hate crime”.

Ac­cel­er­ant was poured through the let­ter­box of the house in Hyn­d­ford Street, East Belfast, just af­ter mid­night yes­ter­day.

A man, be­lieved to be Ro­ma­nian, was able to put the fire out but the fam­ily were left “badly shaken”.

Po­lice said a win­dow and door were dam­aged in the “reck­less” at­tack.

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