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Man arrested in Co Armagh charged over Banbridge arson incidents

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

Detectives in E District have tonight (Thursday) charged a man arrested in Co Armagh earlier today in connection with a series of arson attacks in Banbridge.

Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Wright confirmed the 49-year-old, who was arrested in Lurgan, had been charged with two counts of arson, one of conspiracy of arson and possession of a Class C drug.

He is due to appear in court tomorrow (Friday) morning.

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