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Police appealing for information following a wilful fire-raising incident the Saltcoats area

WILFUL FIRERAISING – SHARPHILL ROAD, SALTCOATS


Detectives are appealing for information following a wilful fire-raising incident which occurred in the Saltcoats area on Sunday 12 May 2019.

A garage to the rear of a property in Sharphill Road was set alight at some point between 6.30pm and 7.40pm on Sunday evening.


Following a joint investigation between police and fire services, the incident is being treated as wilful.


Detective Constable Will Thomson from Saltcoats CID said: “The fire was set close to a number of residential properties and thankfully nobody was injured.


“This type of reckless behaviour will not be tolerated and I am appealing to anyone who was in the area and may have noticed someone acting suspicious, or anything which could be significant, to please get in touch.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Saltcoats CID via 101, quoting incident number 4219 of Sunday 12 May 2019. Alternatively CRIMESTOPPERS can be contacted at 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.”

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