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11/01/2017

Investigation Launched Following Arson Attack In Co Down

Police have launched an investigation following an arson attack at a house in Newtownards, Co Down.

The attack happened in the Mill Street/Mill Street Court area between 7am and 8am on Saturday, 07 January.

Detective Constable Brian Reid said: "Unknown persons entered the rear yard of a house in the area and placed a number of wheelie bins against the wall and set them alight."
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Damage was caused to the window frames and guttering.

The property was empty at the time of the incident.

The PSNI are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/JP)

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