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Appeal after three Newcastle arson attacks

Police are appealing for witnesses after arson attacks in Newcastle.

Two cars and a garage were set on fire in the early hours of November 8.

All three attacks happened in the early hours of Tuesday, November 8. At around 2am, a car parked in communal bays in Penshaw Green was set on fire. At 4:30am, it was reported that another car had been set of fire on Hollywood Road, in Gosforth. A third report then came into police shortly after 4:30am about a garage in Harwood Road, Gosforth,.

All of the fires were extinguished by the fire services and nobody was injured.

"Enquiries are ongoing into all of these fires and to establish if they are linked in anyway. accelerant was used in all of the crimes and so we are treating them as malicious and are appealing for anyone with any information as to who is responsible to come forward and contact us."

– Acting Inspector for the area Pinner Rana

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.