Detectives are investigating a suspected arson at commercial premises in Newry last night (Monday 18th March).
Detective Sergeant Darragh said: “We received a report of a fire at premises on Newry Road shortly after 11.10pm. It was reported entry to the premises had been forced and a number of vehicles inside had been set alight.
“The vehicles inside the premises were completely destroyed and a building situated nearby sustained damage as a result of the blaze.
“I want to appeal to anyone who was in the area last night and saw what happened, or who saw any suspicious activity to contact police/detectives in Ardmore on the non emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1691 of 18/03/19.”
Alternatively, information can also 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.