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Slogans painted onto Orange Hall in Crumlin

Police are treating a criminal damage incident as a hate crime after slogans were painted onto an Orange Hall in Crumlin.

Officers are appealing for information after the incident at the premises on Main Street was reported to police this morning (Thursday).

Shortly before 9.35am, it was reported that slogans had been painted onto an Orange Hall in the area.

At this stage, police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

Local councillor Paul Michael has condemned the incident, describing it as an “attack on the community and should be condemned by all within our community”.

“These actions by a few serve no purpose and do nothing for community relations and will not succeed,” Cllr. Michael said.

He added: “The people of Crumlin do not want this type of behavour in there village.”

Police would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to contact them at Antrim Police Station on 0845 600 8000. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

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