Man charged with Amble arson

11 Oct 2017 11:15 AM

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A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an arson at Philip Drive, Amble, on Wednesday, 4 October.

He was remanded in custody by South East Northumberland Magistrates Court and will appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday, November 3, charged with two counts of arson criminal damage, two counts of arson endanger life and going equipped to commit arson.

Officers have been carrying out extensive patrols in the town to answer any queries and offer advice to residents following the incident in Philip Drive.