DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses following a number of incidents in the east Belfast area.
At around 9.45 pm on Sunday, November 17, police received a report of an assault on a male in the Templemore Avenue/Albertbridge Road, Belfast.
It was reported that as a man was sitting in his car two males approached his vehicle and attacked it.
He was then pulled from his vehicle and assaulted.
Later at approximately 3.45am this morning, Monday, 18 November police, who were on patrol, came across a car and a property on fire on Albertbridge Road.
A number of people were evacuated from their properties.
No-one was injured during these two arson attacks.
Police are investigating a possible link between all three incidents.
Detective Sergeant Eric Fairfield said: “Were you on the Albertbridge Road, Belfast in and around the time these incidents happened?
“Do you have any dash cam footage that could assist with our enquiries?
“If you have any information please contact detectives at Musgrave on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference numbers 1752 17/11/19 and 131 and 133 18/11/19.
“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”