Polloksheilds: Three men use car to smash into front of Glasgow building before setting it on fire

Three men have smashed a car into the front of a building in Glasgow before setting fire to it.

Police are appealing for information about the incident which took place around 3am on Tuesday, March 23 in Pollocksheilds.

A white car was reversed at speed into the glass front of premises on St Andrews Road.

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Three men reversed a car into a building before setting fire to it.
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Three men exited the vehicle and set a fire within the building resulting in significant damage to the both the property and the car.

It is believed the three men ran off from the scene to a nearby waiting car.

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue service extinguished the fire. Nobody was hurt during the incident.

Enquires are ongoing to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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Detective Inspector Craig Warren of Glasgow CID said: “This was a reckless and dangerous act of wilful fireraising which thankfully has not resulted in anyone getting hurt.

“We believe this was a targeted attack and we are keen to trace those responsible as soon as possible.

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“Three men were seen to run away from the incident to a waiting car and we are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area around the time that this happened and saw anything which could help out investigations.

“Likewise, anyone who was driving in the area and had any dashcam footage which can help enquiries, please get in touch.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police is 101, quoting reference number 0235 of March 23, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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