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Car set on fire, Wishaw

Published 5 May 2020

Police in Lanarkshire are appealing for witnesses after a car was deliberately set on fire in Wishaw.

The incident happened on Pentland Road around 4.50am on Monday, 4 May, 2020 when an Audi A4 was set on fire. A nearby Peugeot 407 was also damaged as a result of the fire but nobody was injured.

The suspect is described as wearing dark clothing and possibly ran off in the direction of Craigneuk.

Detective Constable Sandy Orr, of Wishaw CID, said: "We believe this was a targeted attack and are appealing for anyone who has any information relating to this or saw any suspicious behaviour to contact us."

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 0431 of 4 April 2020 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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