Man in court on arson charge

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A 51-year-old man has been returned for trial to Newry Crown Court on an arson charge. Malcolm Samuel McKeown, Ashleigh Crescent, Lurgan, appeared last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

The charge against him alleges that on a date unknown between November 12, 2014, and November 15, 2014, he damaged or destroyed by fire a car.

McKeown was remanded on his own bail of £750 to appear for arraignment at Newry Crown Court on September 6 this year.