Man charged with murder bid after flat set on fire

A 25-year-old man is due to appear in court on Thursday following the flat fire on September 28.

Man charged with murder bid after flat set on fire SNS Group

A man has been charged over an attempted murder after a flat was set on fire in Greenock.

A ground-floor property was set alight in Kincaid Court on Monday, September 28.

A 25-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday and is due to appear at Greenock Sheriff Court on Thursday.

Detective superintendent Gerry McBride said: “This is the fourth arrest and charge in connection with our investigation into recent fire-raisings in the area.

“This is another significant development into these incidents, which I know have caused distress and concern within the community of Inverclyde and I would like to reassure the public that investigations remain ongoing and an increased police presence is still in the area.

“I would continue to urge anyone with information to please contact police on 101, our dedicated email address or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”