Man charged with Amble arson

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with an arson in Amble’s Philip Drive last Wednesday.

Appearing before magistrates in Bedlington, Mark Harris, of Philip Drive, was remanded in custody 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.