WATCH: Car destroyed in suspected Newtownabbey arson attack

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The car was found burnt out in Camross Park

By Q Radio news

A car has been completely destroyed after being set alight in a suspected arson attack in Newtownabbey. 

It happened this morning in the Camross Park area just after five o'clock.

Police say a window of the Volkswagen Passat was smashed, before an accelerant was poured in and set alight.

No one was injured in the incident.  


Inspector Graham said: “Shortly after 5:15 am, it was reported that a Volkswagen Passat parked in the area had been set on fire.

It is reported that a window on the vehicle was smashed and an accelerant poured in through the window and set alight.

“NIFRS attended and extinguished the fire, thankfully no one was injured however the vehicle was completely destroyed.

“Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and we would appeal to anyone with any information to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 213 30/07/20.

You can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via .

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at




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