Petrol bomb hurled at house in County Tyrone


wo people have escaped injury after a petrol bomb was thrown at a house in Co Tyrone.

A woman heard a loud bang and saw flames at the window in the Crossglebe area of Cookstown just before 10pm on Saturday.

A PSNI statement said: “When she went to the front of the house she observed a masked man standing next to a car parked outside.

“The male dropped a bottle he had been holding and ran off.”

The two occupants who were in the property at the time of the incident were uninjured.

Police are working to establish a motive for the attack and would also like to hear from anyone with information.

They are particularly keen to hear from anyone who was in the area and who have seen a man fleeing the scene.


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