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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.


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