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Police in Mid and East Antrim appeal for information following van on fire

PSNI police car

Police in Mid and East Antrim are appealing for information following a report of a van on fire in the Woodvale area of Larne, in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 16th August.

Chief Inspector Boyd said:

"We received a report shortly before 12.15am this morning, that a silver panel van was set alight and completely burnt out. 

"Police attended the scene, along with our colleagues from The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service who extinguished the fire.

"Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing, but we believe this was deliberate and are treating as arson.

"We ask anyone who can assist with our enquiries to get in touch by calling 101 and quoting reference number 13 of 16/08/23. If you have doorbell footage that we can review, we would encourage you to get in touch.

“You can also submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via  or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at”


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