Hazzard condemns church arson attack
Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has condemned an arson attack on a church in Rathfriland.
The South Down MLA said;
"This arson attack on a Baptist church on the Loughbrickland Road in Rathfriland was wrong and I condemn it.
"Thankfully no-one was injured in this attack but there is no doubt it will cause a great deal of distress to those who use the church.
"All places of worship should be treated with respect.
"I would encourage anyone with information on this incident to bring it forward to the PSNI."