Police probing attack on Larne house arrest woman

The scene on the Brustin Brae Road outside Larne in Co. Antrim where shots were fired at a property along with a vehicle being set on fire in the early hours of Monday morning.   Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com
The scene on the Brustin Brae Road outside Larne in Co. Antrim where shots were fired at a property along with a vehicle being set on fire in the early hours of Monday morning. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Detectives investigating a hijacking and an attack on a house in Larne during the early hours of Monday morning have arrested a 30-year-old woman.

She was arrested in the Larne area this evening on suspicion of attempting to pervert the course of justice and obstructing police.

A 30 year old man arrested on Monday evening remains in police custody.

Police said that around 1.50am on Monday two masked men with shotguns hijacked a Volkswagen Bora in the Craigyhill area of the town.

The car was then driven to a Brustin Brae Road house, where shots were fired at the property and the car was set alight.