Arson attack in Windyhall

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Detectives in Coleraine are appealing for information after a report of arson close to residential premises at the Windyhall Park area on Thursday night.

Shortly before 10pm, it was reported that a van was on fire in the area.

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene and the fire was extinguished. At this stage, it is believed the fire was started deliberately.

A 50 year old man was arrested a short time later in relation to the incident. The man is currently helping police with their enquiries.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to contact Detectives at Coleraine Police Station on the new non-emergency number 101. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the Independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.