Police appeal following fire-raising in Livingston

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a wilful fire-raising incident in a common stairwell in Livingston.

Tuesday, 28th November 2017, 11:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:36 am
Police are appealing for information

The incident happened in a bin store in Forth Drive, Craigshill around 1.20 am on Monday 27th November.

Officers are now urging anyone who can assist with their inquiries to come forward.

Detective Constable Barry Carlin of Livingston CID said: “Thankfully no persons were hurt as a result of the fire, however significant inconvenience was caused to residents.

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“We are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen anything or anybody acting suspiciously at the time of the incident.

“Similarly anyone with any other information relevant to this investigation is asked to contact police as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact officers at Livingston CID on 101, quoting incident number 0185 of 27th November, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.