29/04/2019

Family Escapes Harm In Moneymore Arson Attack

A family of five have managed to escape harm after an arson attack outside their home in Moneymore, County L'Derry early this morning.

A car parked outside a house in Conyngham Street was deliberately set alight at around 3.30am, destroying the vehicle and also causing damage to the property.

A couple and their three children were inside at the time but were uninjured.
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Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We are working to establish a motive for this attack and would like to hear from anyone with information. Detectives can be contacted at Mid Ulster CID offices, Cookstown by calling 101, quoting reference 149 29/04/19."

Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous.

(JG/CM)

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