Car and shed damaged in Antrim arson attacks

PSNI investigate links between three incidents in the town last night

The PSNI is investigating links between incidents in Antrim last night. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The PSNI is investigating links between incidents in Antrim last night. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 13:07

A car and a shed were damaged during arson attacks in Antrim last night.

Police in the North are investigating links between three incidents in the town which were reported within a 15 minute period.

The first incident was reported to the PSNI at about 8.50pm in the Meadow area when a shed was set alight.

A car was “extensively damaged” in the Kintyre area a short time later, the PSNI said. Police received a report of the car being set alight at about 9pm.

Five minutes later police received a report that a car windscreen was damaged in the Islay Street area.

The PSNI has appealed for anyone with information to contact Antrim police station.