Three men arrested in Derry over arson

The incident took place at 6am this morning

Three men arrested in Derry over arson

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Detectives have arrested three men after an arson attack at a flat at Weaver’s Court in Coleraine, Co. Derry on Saturday the 18th of February. 

Detective Sergeant Wallace said "Shortly after 6am on Saturday morning a neighbour, having been disturbed by voices and a car driving away from Weaver’s Court, discovered a fire at the letterbox of a neighbouring flat and extinguished the flames.

"Damage was caused to the door, however, there were no reports of any injuries. Police enquiries led to the arrests of two 22 year olds and a 24 year old man.

He finished by saying "One of the 22 year old men has been released on police bail pending further enquiries whilst the other two men remain in custody assisting police with enquiries."

Police are appealing for anyone with any information about the incident to contact detectives in Coleraine on 101 quoting reference number 294.