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Police appeal after van destroyed in late night arson attack

Incident happened shortly before midnight on Wednesday

Police are appealing for information following the report of an arson attack in county Armagh last night (Wednesday).

The incident happened in the Glenavon Crescent area of Craigavon. 

At approximately 11.10pm police received a report that the van was on fire.

The vehicle was completely destroyed in this incident.

A car, which was parked nearby, also sustained scorch damage.

Detective Inspector Keith Gawley would appeal to anyone who may have noticed any suspicious vehicles or persons in the area to contact Detectives at Mahon Road on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1425 28/06/17.

Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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