Three vehicles were set fire to in an arson attack on a haulage yard; police are appealing for witnesses.

Between 11.30pm on Wednesday, February 15 and 1.30am on Thursday, February 16, offenders set fire to three vehicles on a haulage yard on Lynch Hill, in Witney.

Two of the vehicles were destroyed by the fires, with the third extinguished before any substantial damage occurred.

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Nobody was injured in this incident.

Investigating officer PC Rachel Lundregan, based at Witney police station, said: “It appears the suspects were disturbed before causing damage to any further vehicles.

“We are looking for any witnesses to the offence. Please also check any CCTV or dash-cam footage in case it may have captured something that may assist the investigation.

“You can report anything to us by calling 101 or via the Thames Valley Police website, quoting reference 43230071627.

“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via its website.”


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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

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