Property damaged in Newtownards arson attack

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By David Hunter

A house has been left damaged after suspected arson attack in Newtownards. 

It's after a wheelie bin was set alight in the Mark Street area at around 04.10 on Wednesday, damaging the fence to an adjoining property. 

It's believed a man in a blue tracksuit, and woman in a grey tracksuit may have been involved. 

Inspector Jonathan Francey said “It was reported that at approximately 4:10pm, a wheelie bin was deliberately set alight which then caused damage to the fence of a property in Mark Street.


"It is believed a male wearing a blue tracksuit and female wearing a grey tracksuit who were in the vicinity at the time may have been involved. 


"We are appealing to anyone that may have information to contact the non-emergency number 101."

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