Two teenage boys arrested over petrol bombs thrown at police in Carrickfergus

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Two teenagers have been arrested over an incident where petrol bombs were thrown at police officers in

Two teenagers arrested over petrol bomb attack on police in Co Antrim have been released on bail to allow for further police enquiries.

The two boys, aged 14 and 15 were arrested in Carrickfergus on Sunday.

They were being questioned on suspicion of offences including possession of a petrol bomb in suspicious circumstances, throwing a petrol bomb, disorderly behaviour and assault on police.

The PSNI said officers were in the Davys Street area of the town at around 1am on Saturday 2 December, dealing with an abandoned vehicle, when two petrol bombs were thrown towards them.

Both petrol bombs missed and no injuries or damage were caused.

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