Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Witness appeal after Ridge Estate arson attacks

Police are appealing for information after two arson attacks on the Ridge Estate in Lancaster.

At around 9.25pm on 23rd October, a lit firework was pushed through the letterbox of a property on the Estate. The firework exploded in the hallway causing some minor damage to the doorway.

At around 10.30pm on Sunday (1st November), a firework was set off inside an address on Patterdale Road. The offender is believed to have approached the property and opened a rear door, releasing the firework inside a hallway. Some damage was caused to the floor and walls.

On both occasions, the occupants have been fortunate to suffer no injuries.

• Anyone with information about the first incident can call police on 101 quoting crime reference number WB1508668 of 23rd October 2015 

• If you have information about the second attack, call police on 101 quoting crime reference number WB1508939 of 1st November 2015

• Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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