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Car torched in Larches as police appeal for witnesses

Posted on - 9th September, 2015 - 5:55pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Larches, Preston News
Elswick Road where the suspected arson took place Pic: Google

Elswick Road where the suspected arson took place Pic: Google

A car was damaged in an arson attack in Larches according to Preston Police.

They are appealing for witnesses after a white Vauxhall Vivaro van was set alight in Elswick Road.

The incident happened around 10.50pm on Saturday 29 August and a white Kia Picanto car was also badly damaged in the blaze.

A woman was seen running away from the incident after causing the fire. She got into a dark coloured sports car which was parked in a rear alley of Elswick Road and drove off.

PC 2957 Phil Baxendale from Preston Police said: ‚ÄúIf anyone saw anything suspicious in the area leading up to the fire or similarly, if they have seen the woman or a dark sports car in the vicinity at the time, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident reference 1617 of August 29th.

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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