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Detectives appeal for information after arson attack on house in Antrim

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Detectives are appealing for information following the report of an arson attack at a house at Thistlewood Gardens in Antrim, on Monday 25th September.

It was reported shortly before 8.45pm, that a masked man wearing blue jeans and a black top, smashed a window at the front of the house before pouring an accelerant inside and setting it alight.

A man and woman who were inside the house at the time were able to extinguish the fire. While both thankfully escaped injury, they were left badly shaken following the incident.

As well as damage to the window there was substantial smoke damage caused throughout the house. The suspect is believed to have made off from the scene on foot.

Detectives would ask anyone with any information about this incident or who may be able to help with the investigation, to contact them in Antrim on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1993 25/09/23.

A report can be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via or you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111or online at


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