A local football club has said police officers failed to respond to reports of vandalism and attempted arson at its facilities by a group of youths from the local area.

Fivemiletown United FC posted the pictures of the damage caused on their Facebook page last night (Thursday) saying they had been the "victims of wanton vandalism by youths from our town".

The damage caused included attempted arson, glass on the football pitch, damage to locks and fencing and blocks and litter thrown on to the pitch.

The club said the vandals were known to the club and the PSNI were called and informed what was going on at the football field.

However, the football club said that police officers failed to attend and instead asked for pictures to be taken instead which meant the vandals were able to continue what they were doing unchallenged according to the club.

Fivemiletown United has called on the trespassing and vandalism to stop immediately.

"We will pursue legal avenues to stop this behaviour. If this does not work, we will NAME AND SHAME these individuals on this page. YOU THREE GUYS HAVE BEEN WARNED," the post concluded.

We have contacted the PSNI for a response in relation to the incident.