Armstrong condemns Newtownards arson attack

Alliance MLA Kellie Armstrong has condemned an arson attack on a house in the Meadow Park area of Newtownards.

Extensive damage was caused during the incident that followed an earlier vandalism attack, police have said.

Strangford MLA Kellie Armstrong said: “I condemn this attack, which happened in the early hours of a quiet Sunday morning.

“A residential area, this attack purposely happened when most people were asleep. If the alarm had not been raised I dread to imagine what could have happened and what we would have woken up to.

“Thankfully the PSNI and NI Fire & Rescue Service were able to contain what could have been a tragic incident. I call on anyone with information to contact the PSNI by calling 101.”

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