23/09/2019

One Arrested Over Magherafelt Car Fire

Police investigating an arson attack on a vehicle in Magherafelt over the weekend have made an arrest.

A car was reported on fire outside an address in the Toberhead Road area of Curran shortly before 12.15am on Saturday 21 October.

Officers attended the scene where a grey-coloured Ford Focus C-Max had sustained scorch damage to its interior. A window of the vehicle had also been smashed.
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A 22-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of arson endangering life with intent.

Enquiries are at an early stage and Inspector Lucas has appealed to anyone who was in the area and saw any suspicious persons or activity to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 32 of 21/09/19.

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



(JG/CM)

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