Appeal over arson attack in Derry

 

Police are appealing for information following a report of arson in the Leafair Park area of Derry last night. 

At around 10:35pm, police received a report that the front passenger window of a black Mercedes car parked in the area was smashed.

It is believed that accelerant was then poured into the car and set alight.

Four masked men are believed to have made off from the scene following the incident.

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service attended the scene and extinguished the fire.

Enquiries are continuing and police would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw anything suspicious in the area, to contact police on 101.