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Police Appeal for Information Regarding Petrol Bomb Attack on Van in Larne

The police are seeking information regarding a van that was targeted in a petrol bomb attack during the early hours of Tuesday, May 16, in Larne. Sergeant Thompson provided details, stating that a report was received around 12:30 a.m., notifying authorities about a van engulfed in flames in the Greenland Parade vicinity.

Law enforcement officers, accompanied by NIFRS (Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service) personnel, promptly arrived at the scene and successfully extinguished the fire. As the incident is being treated as an act of arson, Sergeant Thompson urges anyone who may have witnessed suspicious individuals in the area or possesses CCTV or doorbell footage that could aid the investigation to contact the police at 101. When making contact, please reference case number 31 of May 16, 2023.

Alternatively, you can utilize the non-emergency reporting form on the PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) website,, to submit a report online. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, Crimestoppers can be reached at 0800 555 111 or through their website at


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