A primary school was deliberately set on fire in the east end of Glasgow on Friday evening.
Police are investigating the blaze at Saint Maria Goretti Primary School in the Cranhill area of the city.
Emergency services attended the blaze on Skerryvore Road at around 5.15pm on Friday and the school building was found to be extensively damaged.
Police Scotland said enquiries are under way to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and to identify the individuals involved.
Detective Constable Alan Martin from Shettleston CID said: “This reckless incident has left a primary school extensively damaged and unable to open, and it is vital that we trace the individuals involved.
“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area of Skerryvore Road around 5pm on Friday, and may have noticed anything at all suspicious, to please get in touch.
“I would also ask any motorists with dash-cams who were driving on the road around the time of the incident to check their footage in case they have captured anything which could be of significance to the investigation.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland through 101, quoting incident number 2556 of Friday, 22 January 2021. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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