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Police appeal for information after car set on fire in Antrim

PSNI police car

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a car was set on fire in Antrim yesterday, Monday 5th February.

Inspector McKenna said:

“Officers received a report shortly after 10pm last night, that a car was alight outside a property in the Eskylane Road area.

“When officers arrived, the fire had been extinguished by a nearby resident who used buckets of water to prevent the fire from spreading.

“Thankfully, no injuries were reported and our colleagues from the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service attended to review damage caused, which we are treating as deliberate.

“Enquiries remain ongoing and anyone with information that could assist our investigation is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 1928 05/02/24”.

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via . You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at



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