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House with two young children inside set on fire in Lurgan

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Wellington Street in Lurgan / Credit: Google Maps

Wellington Street in Lurgan / Credit: Google Maps

Wellington Street in Lurgan / Credit: Google Maps

A house with two young children in it has been set on fire in Lurgan in an arson incident.

At around 11.45pm police received a report of a fire at a house in the Wellington Street area.

The front door and hallway of the house were damaged as a result of the fire.

A man, a woman and two young children were in the house at the time of the fire but were not injured.

Police say the occupants have been left "shaken" by the ordeal.

Detective Sergeant Patterson is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Lurgan on 101 quoting reference 1521 09/11/18. 

Information can also be provided to independent charity anonymously Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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