Police are appealing for information after a number of lorries were set alight and a mobile home damaged in Cullyhanna this morning. The incident took place just after midnight and the fire service were in attendance.

Speaking on the incident Sergeant Gracey said: “Shortly after 00:35am, it was reported that a lorry had been set alight in the Drumalt Road area. A further three lorries parked in the area were also found set alight and damage was caused to a mobile home. A window of the mobile home was damaged during the incident. Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service, who were in attendance, extinguished the lorries on fire that were completely destroyed during the incident.

“Enquiries are continuing to establishment the circumstances surrounding these incidents and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area at the time of the incident, should contact police on 101 and quote reference number 32 08/04/21."

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via WWW.PSNI.POLICE.UK You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at CRIMESTOPPERS-UK.ORG

Slieve Gulllion Councilor Barra Ó Muirí has said the arson attack has frightened and angered the community. 

The local Councilor said, "This is a friendly hardworking community and this incident has angered and frightened many. The Police are currently investigation the incident and anyone with information regarding it should contact them".

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