Man arrested after arson attack in Holywood, Down

A couple aged 26 and 28 and their four-year-old daughter were in the house at the time

In the North, a man has been arrested after a family's home in Holywood, County Down, was badly damaged in an arson attack.

A shed at the house was set alight at about 6am this morning.

The blaze then spread to a nearby oil tank and to a family home.

A couple aged 26 and 28 and their four-year-old daughter were in the house at the time.

They were able to make their way outside unharmed but their home was extensively damaged.