Suspicious Glasgow Car Fires

Detectives in Glasgow's East End are investigating a spate of vehicle fire attacks in the city yesterday.

Shortly after 3.30am police were called to a report of a vehicle fire in Ashvale Crescent, Glasgow.

Upon arrival police were advised by Strathclyde Fire Service that four vehicles had been damaged by fire.

The vehicles damaged were a Suzuki Jeep, Honda CRV, Volkswagon Polo and a Vauxhall Corsa.

Less than half an hour later police were called to a second report of a vehicle fire in Crichton Street, Glasgow.

Upon arrival police were advised by Strathclyde Fire Service that a Vauxhall Zafira had been damaged by fire.

Almost 20 minutes after this police were called to a third report of a Talbot Motor Caravan on fire in Morrin Path, Glasgow.

Strathclyde Fire Service confirmed a further two vehicles had been damaged by fire, a Vauxhall Vectra and a Peugeot 206.

Police said they are treating the cause of the fires as suspicious.

Detective Sergeant Tom McKean, of Baird Street CID, has appealed for any information that would locate the culprits.

"I would appeal to anyone who was in any of the areas at the time of the incidents or anyone who may have seen any persons or vehicles near to the scene around the time of the fires being reported, or anyone who may have witnessed any persons acting suspiciously, or have any information that may assist police enquiries to contact London Road CID," he said.


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