Boy, 13, charged with Orange Hall attack

Boy, 13, charged with Orange Hall attack

A 13-year-old boy has been charged after an attempted petrol bomb attack on an Orange Hall in north Belfast.

Officers witnessed the boy throw the device at the Clifton Street building at around 10pm on Saturday.The device, however, fell short and no damage was caused to the building.A police spokesman said the incident was being treated as a hate crime.The boy has been charged with possession of a petrol bomb in suspicious circumstances, throwing a petrol bomb and attempted criminal damage.He is expected to appear in Belfast Youth Court next month.Police urge young people to think twice at Belfast's Interfaces after 13 year old arrested for petrol bomb attack on Orange Hall— PSNI North Belfast (@PSNIBelfastN) May 25, 2014


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