Detectives are appealing for information following an arson attack on a flat in the Westbourne Crescent area of Coleraine which occurred sometime between 6.00pm on Friday, 3 February and 5.00am on Saturday, 4 February.
There was extensive scorch damage caused to the door frame of the flat and smoke damage to the communal hallway and stairwell.
There was no one in the flat at the time of the incident.
Detective Sergeant Stewart would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area between these times to contact Detectives at Coleraine on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 281 04/02/17. Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Anyone participating in this sort of behaviour puts the lives of occupants at risk as well as the lives of anyone in adjoining properties.