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Police deploy helicopter after attempted arson late on Saturday night

Police in Craigavon were forced into deploying their helicopter in search of a man after an attempted arson in the area late last night (Saturday)

Officers were also responding to reports of an attempted theft of a dog and while giving chase, they also discovered a distressed female nearby.

A PSNI spokesperson explained: “Our crews disturbed a male after reports of an attempted arson in Drumellan and an attempted theft of a dog in Rosmoyle.

“He made off thorough the waste ground. We’ve also found a distressed female nearby.

“The male is described as early 20s, short fair hair, wearing black tracky bottoms, black zip tracky top with a green and white Celtic top underneath.

“Any sightings of this male, please phone us immediately. Incident 1528 of 06/04/19.

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