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Three arrests over arson attack in North Belfast

NewsBy Jamie McDowell
Three arrests over arson attack in North Belfast

Police have arrested a female youth and two women after an arson attack at a flat in Agnes Street in the early hours of this morning.

A 16-year-old and two 21-year-olds were arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.

A fire was was started at the front door of the property at around 3.30am.

There was one occupant of the house at the time who escaped uninjured.

Detective Inspector Snoddy has appealed for anyone with any information about this incident to contact detectives at Musgrave on 101 quoting reference number 176 10/06/16. Alternatively information can be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.