A 23-year-old woman and her child are said to be badly shaken after an arson attack on a house in Derry.
Police responded to a report of a sofa on fire against the front door of a home at the Galliagh Park area, at around 9.55pm last night.
Wheelie bins were set on fire at the back of the property.
The woman and child were in the house at the time of the incident and the PSNI have described it as a reckless act that could have resulted in fatalities.
Detectives are appealing for information after a report of arson at a house in Galliagh Park, Derry/L’derry last night (Sunday 25th November). A sofa at the front and two wheelie bins at the back were set alight. A 23 year old woman and her child were treated for shock.
— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) November 26, 2018
– Digital Desk