Police investigate arson at shop in Derry/Londonderry

Police investigate arson at shop in Derry/Londonderry

PSNI officers are investigating an incident of arson at a shop in Derry/Londonderry at the end of April.

The business premises on Ferryquay Street were targeted on Saturday 29th April.

Inspector Craig said: “Shortly before 6:55pm, it was reported that a fire had started in a shop in the area.

“Fire damage was caused to the toiletries section, with staff and customers evacuated from the shop as Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service dealt with the fire.

“There were no reports of any injuries, with smoke damage also caused to the shop following the incident.

“Two young males were seen in the area at the time of the incident. The first male is described as wearing a dark coloured tracksuit top and trousers, with short dark hair.

“The second male is described as wearing dark clothing, with short dark hair and wearing a green camouflage style jacket with an orange inner lining.

“Enquiries are continuing and police would appeal to anyone with any information is asked to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 1573 29/04/23.

“Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org