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Bus destroyed in suspected arson in Bangor

A bus was set on fire at Bangor station in a suspected arson attack.

One bus was completely destroyed and a second one sustained partial damage.

The incident happened at Bangor Rail and Bus station on Abbey Street  at 5.10am on Sunday.

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The bus was destroyed and a second sustained partial damage. Credit: PSNI

UUP councillor for Bangor East and Donaghadee David Chambers, posting on social media, said: "Deplorable behaviour. Glad to hear an arrest was made. What goes through someone's mind to carry out such carange?"

A 36-year-old man was arrested but has been released on bail pending further police enquiries.

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The bus being towed. Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ©

No one at Translink was available for comment.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to call 101 quoting reference 448 02/09/18 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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