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Glebeside Estate Van fire ‘believed’ to be deliberate
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A van has been burnt overnight in the Alexander Drive/Avenue area of the Glebeside Estate in Ballymoney.

The report was received to the Police & NIFRS, that a van was on fire in the Alexandra Avenue area of Ballymoney just before 4am in the early hours of the morning, Thursday 5 March.

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A spokesperson for the Police has said:

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“The report was received just before 4am this morning. Officers attended, along with colleagues from Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service, to find three vehicles and a garage on fire.

050219 – Burn’t out Van overnight Armstrong Drive/Avenue on the Glebeside Estate Ballymoney.

While enquiries are continuing, it’s believed the fire was started deliberately, spreading from the vehicles to the nearby garage and causing significant damage to all.

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The scene continues to be cordoned off with forensic services attended earlier this afternoon to collect any evidence which may be relevant to the case.

Officers are appealing to anyone with information, or who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area, to get in touch on 101, quoting reference number 140 of 05/03/20.

Alternatively, information can be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

050219 – Burn’t out Van overnight Armstrong Drive/Avenue on the Glebeside Estate Ballymoney.
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