Three cars were set on fire in two incidents on the same street in Bothwell, South Lanarkshire.
In both incidents an accelerant was used to set the vehicles alight on Croftbank Avenue.
Police were called to the first fire involving one car at around 10.40pm on Monday, May 17. Officers returned to the street the following day after receiving a report that two vehicles were on fire at around 2.30pm.
Investigators are searching for two suspects in relation to the second blaze but believe the incidents are linked.
One is described as being a slim man, 5ft 10in tall, wearing a black tracksuit with white on the sleeves and trousers.
The second, another slim built man, was dressed all in black. Both were wearing facemasks.
In both incidents, a burgundy coloured vehicle was seen leaving the scene in the direction of Bothwell Main Street, possibly a Vauxhall Vectra.
Detective constable Chris Mclaughlin said: “We believe the two incidents to be linked and are appealing to anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area at the time of the fires to get in touch.
“Did you see anyone matching the car or suspects’ description? If you have any personal CCTV or dash-cam footage that could assist our investigation, please get in touch.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 3960 of May 17. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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