Northern Ireland

Belfast disabled woman distressed after paint thrown at house

Paint thrown at the windows of a house in north Belfast Image copyright Aaron Irwin
Image caption Paint was thrown at the windows of the north Belfast house

Police are investigating after a disabled woman's Belfast home was attacked with paint.

The incident happened in Silverstream Crescent in the north of the city on Friday morning.

It was reported to the PSNI just after 08:00 BST. The Police are treating the incident as criminal damage.

The victim lives alone and was very distressed by the incident, a relative told the BBC.

Image copyright Aaron Irwin
Image caption The PSNI are treating an incident in north Belfast where paint was thrown at a house as criminal damage