Man arrested after South Shields arson attack

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A MAN has been arrested after an arson attack on a South Shields home.

Police are investigations an arson at a property in St Jude’s Terrace, South Shields.

It happened at 7pm yesterday.

No one was injured during the incident but police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time to contact them.

Minor damage was caused to the property.

A 20-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and is currently helping police with their inquiries.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting log number 988 of 11/12/13 or ring independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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