Police investigating arson attack on car in Co Down
Police are investigating after a car was attacked in an arson attack in Co Down in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
The car, a BMW 5 Series, was set alight outside a house in Burren Meadows, Newcastle around 1.30am.
Police and firefighters attended the scene and the blaze was extinguished.
A number of nearby houses were evacuated as a safety precaution.
Officers are working to establish a motive for the arson attack.
Inspector Mark Stewart appealed for information.
"I am appealing for anyone who was in the area and who may have seen anything that could assist the police investigation to please call 101, quoting reference 61 09/04/19."
Belfast Telegraph Digital