Two youths arrested after Foyle Street arson attack

Sat, 29/02/2020 - 15:38 -- Editor

Two males aged 15 and 13 years old have been arrested, following a report of arson at premises in the Foyle Road area this morning (Saturday 29th February).

Sergeant Michael Hughes said: “ Both males were arrested on suspicion of arson and two counts of burglary. The males were also arrested in relation to a burglary which occurred at a fast food outlet on the Bishop Street area of Derry/Londonderry sometime between 5:10am and 5:25am this morning.

“Entry was gained to the premises and it is believed that a sum of money was taken from a till inside the outlet. Damage was caused to the door of the property following the incident.

“Both are in police custody at this time.