Police launch appeal to find man in connection with car fire in Sunderland

Police are appealing to the public as officers try to track down a man who they would like to speak to in connection with a suspected arson attack on a car in Sunderland.

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 9:34 am
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Northumbria Police have launched an investigation after officers were called to an address on Scoresby Close shortly before 9pm on May 23 following a report of a car fire.

It was reported that an offender sprayed an unknown liquid over the windscreen of a vehicle parked outside of an address before setting it on fire.

Nobody was injured following the incident.

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Officers have now released the image of a man who they would like to speak to in connection with the incident after he was seen in the area at the time that the car was set on fire.

The force is asking the man, or anyone who knows him, to contact them via the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of our website or by calling 101 quoting log 1069 230521.

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