Four trucks burnt, four months apart, at same spot

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NSW Police are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into alleged truck arson incidents in the state’s Hunter Valley region.

Three trucks parked on Elderslie Road, Branxton, were allegedly set alight about on the evening of Saturday, October 22, 2022, between 9pm and 9.30pm, destroying two of the trucks and significantly damaging the third.

About 11.25pm on Thursday, February 16, 2023, a fourth truck parked at the same location was allegedly set on fire, resulting in the vehicle being destroyed.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fires which are being treated as suspicious and are believed to be linked, said a police statement.

As inquiries continue, investigators urge anyone with information or dashcam footage from the area at the time to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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