Police are appealing for information and witnesses in relation to an arson incident at a property in Ballymoney yesterday evening, Wednesday 9th February.
Inspector Mullan said: “A report was received at approximately 9.30pm of a fire at a house in the Carnany Drive area of the town.
“Officers attended together with colleagues from NIFRS.
“A pillowcase had been doused in accelerant and left outside the property.
“Fortunately, the fire burnt itself out, resulting in scorch damage only to the front door. A male and a female were inside the house at the time of the incident, but there were no reports of any injuries.
“Enquires into the circumstances surrounding the incident are ongoing, and I am appealing to anyone who has any information about what happened, or who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area at the time, to call 101 and quote reference number 1862 of 09/02/22.”
A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org