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Police treating Richhill incident as ‘racially-motivated hate crime’

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Police are investigating a report of attempted criminal damage in Richhill on Saturday May 25.

It was reported around 9.50am that, sometime overnight, a bottle, with a smell of accelerant from an attached rag, had been thrown towards a wall of an address in the Millview Park area. No damage was caused.

Sergeant Paul Stewart said: “An investigation to establish the circumstances of this incident, which we are treating as a racially-motivated hate crime, is ongoing, and we are appealing for witnesses to contact us on 101 quoting 439 25/05/24.”

A report can also be submitted online using the non-emergency reporting form via or to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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