THREE vehicles have been deliberately set on fire in what is believed to be “linked incidents”.

Police were called to report of a vehicle on fire at a property in Croftbank Avenue at around 10.40pm on Monday.

At 2.30pm the following day, officers were called to a different property on the street, following reports of two vehicles on fire.

In both incidents, an accelerant was used to set the cars alight, and a burgundy vehicle was seen leaving the scene in the direction of Bothwell Main Street, possibly a Vauxhall Vectra.

The first suspect is described as male, slim build, 5 ft 10 inches tall. He was wearing a black tracksuit with white on the sleeves and trousers and was wearing a face mask.

The second suspect is described as male, slim build, dressed all in black, and also wearing a face mask.

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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 quoting reference number 3960 of May 17.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.