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Forkhill arson attack: man hospitalized

Police are appealing for information following a suspected arson at a block of flats in the Church Road area of Forkhill in the early hours of Wednesday 30th December.

Just after 4.20am, police received the report of a fire at a flat. A 27-year-old man from another flat was taken to hospital for treatment and was discharged after a few hours.

Anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area is asked to contact Newtownhamilton Police Station on the non emergency number 101, quoting reference number 175 of 30/12/15.

Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.