Fire-attack arrests

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POLICE have arrested two men after a suspected arson attack on a home.

Officers were called after reports of a flaming missile being thrown at the front door of a house in Stridingedge, Blackfell, Washington.

The homeowner managed to extinguish the object before it caused any damage.

The attack took place at about 10.40pm on Saturday.

Police seized the missile for further examination and are carrying out investigations.

The two men, aged 22 and 19, were arrested on suspicion of arson.

They have been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact police on 03456 043 043 ext 69191.