Car set on fire in front of house in Galway; Gardai appeal witnesses

Gardaí in Galway are appealing for witnesses following an arson attack on a car and an incident of criminal damage caused to a house in the Castle Park area of Ballybane in Galway City overnight.

Gardaí received a report of criminal damage whereby a car was set on fire outside a house in the Castle Park area of Ballybane shortly before 11.30pm on Sunday, February 6, 2022.

A front window in the house was also broken around the same time.

Four people were in the house at the time but were uninjured.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the Castle Park area yesterday evening between 10pm and midnight and who may have observed unusual activity in the area to make contact with them.

An Garda Síochána would also like to talk to anyone who has video footage in this locality, including dash cam footage, covering a period from 10pm and midnight. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Galway Garda Station on 091-538000, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

An investigation is ongoing.

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