05/09/2019

Pair Arrested Over Co Antrim Arson

Detectives investigating an arson attack in County Antrim have arrested two men.

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service was called to the West Street area of Carrickfergus at around 11.30pm on Wednesday evening after a bin was placed against the door of a property and set on fire.

Fire crews managed to extinguished the blaze.

PSNI Inspector Patty said: "Two men, aged 24 and 27 have been arrested on suspicion of arson and are currently in custody.
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"Enquiries are continuing and we are appealing to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 2179 of 04/09/19."

Information can also be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.



(JG/MH)

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