Arson incident in Newtownabbey

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following an arson that occurred at residential premises on the Antrim Road in the Newtownabbey area.

Detective Sergeant Robinson said the arson occurred at around 3.00am on Friday (October 21). The incident caused several homes to be evacuated by emergency services.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have information which may assist the investigation or to anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area to contact detectives at Antrim on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 100 on 21/10/16. “Or, 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.”