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One person escapes from burning house in Larne arson attack

Published 22/04/2016

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses
The PSNI are appealing for witnesses

One person has escaped injury after a house and car were set alight in an arson attack in Larne.

The window of a house was smashed and a fire was started inside the property at Ardclinis Gardens shortly after 2am on Friday morning.

A car parked in the area was also set on fire. Damage was caused to the living room of the property and to the car as a result.

One person was inside the property at the time but no-one was injured.

Police are working to establish a motive for the incident and appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who has any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Larne on 101.

 Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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