DETECTIVES have launched a probe after two cars were torched. 

The white Mercedes and white Chrysler were deliberately set alight in Lees Court, Coatbridge on Wednesday between 12.15 am and 12. 40 am. 

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Glasgow Times:

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service attended and extinguished the fire safely.

There were no injuries.

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Detective Constable Jamie Routledge, of Lanarkshire CID, said: “Although nobody has been injured as a result of this, there has been significant damage to the owners two vehicles.

“This was a reckless act and this type of behaviour will not be tolerated in our communities.

“I would ask that if anyone noticed anyone acting suspicious in the area or witnessed the incident to speak to officers.

“I would also ask if anyone was driving on Dundyvan Road at that time of the fire and may have dashcam footage to get in contact with police.

“Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 0135 of 29 July, 2020."