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A 19-year-old man was charged after three houses were damaged in an attack in Carrickfergus

A 19-year-old man was charged after three houses were damaged in an attack in Carrickfergus

A 19-year-old man was charged after three houses were damaged in an attack in Carrickfergus

A 19-year-old man has been charged after three houses were damaged in an arson attack in Carrickfergus yesterday.

Properties in Broadlands Gardens were damaged after one of them and an oil tank were reportedly set on fire.

The suspect faces five charges of arson with intent to endanger life.

He is also accused of placing an article causing a bomb hoax and communicating false information causing a bomb hoax.

He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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