Northern Ireland

Elderly couple's car set on fire in Newtownabbey

A car belonging to a couple in their 70s has been set on fire in Newtownabbey.

The fire completely destroyed the car and caused some damage to the outside of the house at Carnvue Avenue. A wheelie bin was also set alight.

Police believe the fire was started by a man spotted in the area shortly before 23:00 BST. He was wearing a white top and grey tracksuit bottoms.

The couple have lived at the house for more than 40 years.