'Repulsive' attacks on north Belfast homes condemned
RESIDENTS of a north Belfast street are "living on their nerves" after a series of attacks on homes, a councillor has said.
Windows were smashed at a house in Ballysillan Avenue in the early hours of Wednesday, while a vehicle outside the property was set alight.
On Saturday night, two nearby houses had windows smashed and a car was set alight.
Police have appealed for information, while a PUP councillor described the incidents as "repulsive and reprehensible".
Julie-Anne Corr-Johnston said: "In my time as a locally elected representative I have regrettably dealt with a handful of similar cases. None however, that have required a police escort, as was the case when I returned to the properties later on Sunday to collect belongings for the families concerned."
Speaking of Wednesday's incident, she added: "Remaining residents in the street, particularly those with small children, are living on their nerves."