14/11/2019

Pair Arrested In Lisburn Over West Belfast Arson

Police have made two arrests over an arson attack in west Belfast that caused damage to a number of businesses.

The 32 year-old man and 27 year-old woman were detained on suspicion of arson in Lisburn this morning, Thursday 14 November.

A number of business premises just off Kennedy Way were damaged in the blaze shortly after midnight on Sunday 03 November.
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Detective Sergeant O'Flaherty said the suspects are currently in custody assisting with enquiries.

He said: "I want to take this opportunity to appeal to anyone who was in the area around the time the fire was reported to us and who saw any suspicious activity, or anyone who may have captured any suspicious person/persons in the area on their dash cam to call our detectives at Musgrave on 101, and quote reference 95 of 03/11/19."

Alternatively, details can be provided anonymously via independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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