Police Appeal – Wilful Fire-Raising

Wilful Fire-raising, Coatbridge
Police in Lanarkshire are appealing for information following an incident of wilful fire-raising in Coatbridge on Sunday 22 September 2019. Around 2am this morning emergency services were called to a report of two cars alight in the driveway of a property in Tantallon Drive, Townhead. A Mercedes and a BMW were extensively damaged as a result of the fire, which is believed to have been started deliberately. Detective Sergeant Graeme Lawrence, Coatbridge CID, said: “This was a terrifying experience for the owners of these vehicles. Enquiries are underway and I would ask anyone who was in the area in the early hours of Sunday morning and saw or heard anything suspicious to contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 0630 of 22 September 2019. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where information can be given in confidence.”

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