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Police treating egg throwing incident as hate crime

Police are treating an attack in Portadown as a hate crime.

The incident – the second one of this exact nature – took place in the Victoria Terrace area of the town.

Constable Jamie Donaghy explained: “Sometime between 11pm on Monday, 30 March and 9am on Tuesday, 31 March, eggs were thrown at a silver Chevrolet.

“This is the second incident of this nature with eggs previously thrown at the vehicle at the beginning of January and we are treating this as a hate crime. We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident or has information which  may assist our investigation. We can be contacted on 101, quoting ref: 235 310315.”

If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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