The three males have detained for a number of offences including possessing a petrol bomb in suspicious circumstances
Commenting Chief Inspector Robert Singleton, Area Commander for North Belfast said:
“Police in North Belfast arrested three men following an incident at a house at Alliance Road in the early hours of Wednesday 3rd December.
“At around 1.30am police detected two men preparing to throw petrol bombs at a house.
“The men were pursued on foot before they made off in a car.
“Details of the incident were circulated to other officers, who subsequently stopped a vehicle in the Mervue Street area a short time later.
“The three men in the car were arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including possessing a petrol bomb in suspicious circumstances, possessing an article with a blade or point in a public place and attempted criminal damage.
“The three males are currently in custody helping police with their enquiries. Two of the men are aged 25 and one is aged 28.”