Detectives are appealing for information following a report of a car on fire in north Belfast this morning, Wednesday 6th December. 

Detective Sergeant Kitchen said: "We received a report at around 7.25am that a white Audi A7 was set alight while parked at a petrol station in the Crumlin Road area. At this stage we believe that the car window was smashed and accelerant poured in and set alight.

“Officers attended alongside colleagues from NIFRS  who extinguished the fire. Thankfully, there were no reports of any injuries.

"The suspect was described as a man, around 5 foot 4 inches in height, wearing a dark hoodie and reportedly made off in the direction of Ballysillan Avenue.

"We appealing for anyone with any information or who saw anything suspicious in the area this morning to contact police on 101 quoting reference 189 of 06/12/23."

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