We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.


Man (36) released on bail following arrest in connection to bus destroyed by fire damage

The PSNI received a report at around 5.10am this morning of a bus on fire at a bus and rail station in Bangor.

LAST UPDATE | Sep 2nd 2018, 5:41 PM

A MAN WHO was arrested on suspicion of arson in Northern Ireland after a bus was found completely destroyed in Co Down has been released on bail. 

psni The destroyed bus PSNI PSNI

The PSNI received a report at around 5.10am this morning of a bus on fire at a bus and rail station on Abbey Street in Bangor. 

One bus was completely destroyed and a second one sustained partial damage, the PSNI has said. 

A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson. 

However, he has since been released on bail pending further police enquiries.

psni 3 The inside of the damaged bus PSNI PSNI

Sergeant Gibson has appealed to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in and around the rail and bus depot in Bangor in the early hours of this morning or anyone who has information that could assist with enquiries to contact police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 448 02/09/18. 

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to UK Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

Your Voice
Readers Comments
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.

    Leave a commentcancel