Northern Ireland

Police arrest man over Belfast aerosol explosion

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Image caption The explosion was heard in the vicinity of Victoria Square in the city centre

Police investigating a small explosion in Belfast city centre on Tuesday have arrested a man.

A police spokesman said the 47-year-old man had been arrested "on suspicion of a criminal damage related offence" in the Chichester Street/ Victoria Street area.

On Tuesday, police said the explosion was caused by an aerosol can set alight inside a rucksack.

No-one was injured in the incident.