26/09/2007

Vehicles Vandalised In South Belfast

Jerusalem Street in the Holylands area of Belfast remains sealed off this morning after vandals set fire to a number of cars.

Police and the Fire and Rescue Service were called shortly after 3.30am to the area, where they found two vehicles had been completely burnt out and another extensively damaged after being set on fire.

Earlier, at around 10.30pm, police received reports that at least 11 cars were vandalised in the area. The damage consisted of mainly broken windows.

One man, understood to be in his 30s, was arrested in Jerusalem Street and is assisting police with their enquiries.

Police say there were no injuries.

(LC/KMcA)






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