PSNI Assistant Chief Constable, George Hamilton has condemned the attack on a patrol car and said they are treating it as attempted murder:
This evening at approximately 7.35 pm whilst on patrol duty a police car was attacked by approximately 15 masked individuals, windows of the vehicle were smashed and a petrol bomb thrown into the car whilst an officer was still in the vehicle.
The officer was lucky to escape without injury.
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