14/06/2021

Man Arrested In Connection With Incident In Lurgan

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an incident in Lurgan in the early hours of Sunday 13 June.

Shortly after 5:45am, police received a report of what was described as a petrol bomb thrown towards an address on William Street. Officers attended the scene where scorch damage had been caused to the front door of a property. There were no reports of any injuries to occupants inside the property.
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Detective Inspector Simpson said: "An investigation is underway to establish exactly what happened, and our officers have been in the area this morning conducting enquiries.

"A man, aged 24 years old, has been arrested on suspicion of offences, including arson endangering life with intent, and he remains in custody at this time.

"As we continue with our enquiries, I am appealing to anyone who was in the area and who noticed any suspicious activity at around 5:45am to call us on 101, and quote reference number 664 of 13/06/21."

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