Belfast Telegraph

Police probe arson attack in Banbridge

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire in the first floor flat above a fast food takeaway shop in Banbridge.

It happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning at around 2.20am.

The Northern Ireland Fire Service attended and extinguished the fire which caused extensive damage to the flat.

There were no reports of any injuries.

Inspector Denise Graham said: “We are treating this incident as arson and are appealing for anyone who was in the Church Square area and who noticed any suspicious activity, or who has any information which could assist our enquiries, to contact police in Lurgan on 101 quoting reference number 86 05/07/17.

"Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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