Police investigating two weekend attacks in the city

Police in Derry are treating a weekend attack on a house in the Fountain area as sectarian.
Police are also investigating a petrol bomb attack on a car at Harty Court on Saturday night.
The car sustained damage to the bonnet when the petrol bomb struck it shortly after 8 o’clock on Saturday night.
Fire service personnel attended and extinguished the fire, police say their enquiries to establish a motive for the attack are ongoing.
Meanwhile, police in the city have confirmed an incident of criminal damage at a house in Aubrey Street in the early hours of yesterday morning is being treated as a sectarian motivated hate crime.
A window was smashed when a bin was thrown at it. There were no reports of any injuries to the five occupants of the house and enquiries into the incident are continuing.
Police are urging anyone with any information about either incident to contact them at Strand Road, or via the anonymous Crimestoppers service.


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