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Vehicles set on fire in Carrickfergus

Police have appealed for information

Three vehicles have been damaged after they were set on fire in Carrickfergus in the early hours of this morning.

Police said they received a report at 3.15am that the vehicles, which were parked outside a house in North Road, had been set alight.

The blaze was extinguished by the fire service who assisted police in evacuating two people from the property. No injuries were reported.

Inspector Adrian Bryant said: "We are making enquiries in the area and we're appealing to anyone with information about this incident to get in touch with us.

“We'd also be keen to hear from anyone who may have been travelling in this area around this time and saw any suspicious activity to contact us on 101."

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