A 15-year-old boy has been charged after petrol bombs were thrown at police in Co Antrim.
Detectives are investigating the incident in Davys Street, Carrickfergus, in the early hours of Saturday.
The PSNI said officers were in the area at around 1am, dealing with an abandoned vehicle, when two petrol bombs were thrown towards them.
Both missed and no injuries or damage were caused
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A PSNI spokesperson said: “A 15-year-old boy, who was arrested following an incident at Davys Street, Carrickfergus, in the early hours of Saturday 2nd December, has been charged to appear at court.
“He has been charged with a number of offences including possession of a petrol bomb in suspicious circumstances, throwing a petrol bomb, disorderly behaviour and assault on police and is due to appear at Belfast Youth Court on December 29.
“As is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.”
The spokesperson added: “Officers continue to work to identify those involved in the incident and would ask anyone with information or with CCTV or doorbell footage from the area, which could assist with their inquiries, to contact detectives in Ballymena on 101, quoting reference number 110 02/12/23.”