Northern Ireland

Man arrested over Newtownards arson attack

A man has been arrested after an arson attack in Newtownards.

A fire was discovered in the garage of a house in Pound Street in the town at about 23:30 BST on Wednesday.

Two men who were in the house at the time escaped uninjured. A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson endangering life.

He was questioned and later released on bail pending further enquiries. Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.