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Martin McCullough

Men charged following disturbances in Newtownards

Police have tonight charged two men following a series of disturbances in North Down.

The pair of men, both aged 30, face several serious charges.

Detectives investigating a series of recent incidents in the Newtownards and North Down area charged the pair to court at around 10pm on Tuesday March 28.

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One of the men has been charged with arson endangering life with intent, intimidation causing a person to leave a residence or occupation, possessing petrol bombs in suspicious circumstances and throwing a petrol bomb.

They are to appear before Newtownards Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning, March 29.

Meanwhile, three men – aged 29, 50, and 53 – arrested under the Terrorism Act have all been released following questioning.


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