MAN CHARGED WITH LISMORE CATHEDRAL FIRE LINKED TO OTHER SERIOUS OFFENCES

The man charged over a fire at a Lismore cathedral is also alleged to be behind spate of other crimes.

Overnight, Stephen Luke was charged with eight-offences.

Police believe he threatened two women on separate occasions earlier this week while armed with a knife – one at Griffith, the other at Hornsby.

The 45-year-old then travelled to Lismore, where he’s accused of setting fire to the cathedral.

Luke remains in custody and will appear at Lismore Local Court tomorrow.

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