She added: ’Our investigation is currently in its initial stages and our team are exploring all available lines of enquiry.
‘We understand that incidents of this nature can be distressing for the community and I want to reassure the public that we are doing all that we can to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and identify those responsible.
‘We will have an increased police presence in the area and we encourage anyone with any concerns or worries to speak with our officers.
‘We’d also urge anyone with information or who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area last night or early this morning to get in touch with police as a matter of urgency.’
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