Northern Ireland

Car destroyed in arson attack in Newtownabbey

A car has been destroyed in an arson attack in Newtownabbey, County Antrim.

The silver Ford Fiesta was discovered set alight around 0530 BST on Monday outside a house in Fernagh Road.

Scorch damage was also caused to the property. A man and his wife were in the house but were uninjured.

The PSNI are investigating a motive for the attack but do not believe it was sectarian or racially motivated. Anyone with information is asked to contact police in Newtownabbey on 0845 6008000.