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Graffiti sprayed on garage door being treated as race hate crime

Incident happened under the cover of darkness

Police have said they are investigating after racist graffiti was sprayed on a garage door close to Banbridge.

The incident is understood to have happened sometime overnight between Monday, October 2 and Tuesday, October 3 in the Seapatrick area of the town.

Officers in Lurgan have appealed to the public for any information.

Inspector Nigel Henry said: “The incident is being treated as a racially motivated crime.

“I would appeal to anyone with information that could assist our enquiries into this incident, to contact police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 473 of 03/10/17.

“Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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