Northern Ireland

North Belfast arson attack: Man who was arrested is released on police bail

Police say the empty property in Glencairn Crescent was deliberately set alight
Image caption Police say the empty property in Glencairn Crescent was deliberately set alight

A 55-year-old man arrested following an arson attack at a house in north Belfast has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police say the empty property in Glencairn Crescent was deliberately set alight at about 18:30 GMT on Saturday.

The house was "completely gutted" in the incident.

Police have appealed for information.

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Image caption The attack was reported on Saturday evening
Image caption Glencairn Crescent is located off the Ballygomartin Road in Belfast
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Image caption The house was 'completely gutted' in the incident

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