Police appeal

Police hunt for fire raisers after car set on fire in Renton

Detectives are appealing for information after a car was deliberately set on fire in Renton in the early hours of Saturday 2 June 2018.

Around 6.10am police received a report of a blue Peugeot 206 on fire in Main Road near to Renton Primary School.

Emergency services attended and following a joint investigation between police and fire services the incident is being treated as wilful.

Prior to the incident a witness noticed the vehicle had its boot open and a man was standing next to the passenger door, which was also open.

Another man was seen sitting on a bench near to the car at the time.

The first man is described as in his 30s, medium build, shaven head, around 6ft in height and wearing green, knee length combat shorts and black long sleeved top.

The second man is described as between 30 and 40 years old, medium build, long shoulder length wavy dark hair, around 6fht in height and wearing light denim jeans and white t-shirt.

Detective Constable Colin MacMillan of Clydebank CID said: “Officers are carrying out door to door enquiries and examining CCTV footage to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident and trace to two men seen near to the scene.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area around 6am on Saturday morning and may have noticed anything suspicious to please get in touch.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Clydebank CID via 101, quoting incident number 1024 of Saturday 2 June 2018. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.”

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