TWELVE QUIZZED OVER HOUSE ARSON ATTACK

Police quiz 12 men following arson attack on hall in Dungannon

Police quiz 12 men following arson attack on hall in Dungannon

DETECTIVES are questioning 12 men over an arson attack after a house was ransacked and torched.

The incident happened on Friday night in Dungannon.

Police say five men who were in the house in the Springdale area of the Co Tyrone town.

They stayed upstairs after the gang broke in around 9.50 pm.

The gang caused extensive damage downstairs then set light to materials they gathered in the hallway.

Police response teams help extinguish the fire on arrival.

Officers later stopped a number of vehicles in a number of location after receiving descriptions of the gang.

A total of 12 men were arrested and taken into custody and are being questioned about aggravated burglary and arson with intent to endanger life.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to contact detectives at Dungannon CID on 0845 600 8000.

 

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