Man charged following wilful fireraising in Wellington Street, Greenock
Officers have arrested and charged a 25-year-old man, with attempted murder in connection with a wilful fireraising in Greenock.
The incident happened in Wellington Street on Wednesday, 16 September, 2020, when a property was set alight.
The man was arrested in the Maryhill area of Glasgow on Saturday, 26 June. He appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court yesterday (Monday, 28 June).
Detective Superintendent Gerry McBride said: “This is yet another arrest and charge in connection with a series of wilful fireraising’s in the Inverclyde and Greenock area last autumn.
“I hope this continues to reassure the local community that this type of reckless behaviour will not be tolerated and that officers will continue to work tirelessly to investigate these crimes and identify those responsible to bring them before the courts".
“Enquiries remain ongoing and I would urge anyone with information to contact police.”
Police can be contacted pm 101, or via our dedicated email address OperationTell@scotland.pnn.police.uk