Car arsons shock Eastchester, Tuckahoe residents

Some car owners are still in shock Monday after they awoke to the smell of burning tires and the sight of their cars engulfed in flames.

According to police, someone set a vehicle on fire overnight in Eastchester. That car was completely destroyed and another car that was parked in front was damaged. A resident says it was quite a sight around 2:30 a.m. on Bellew Avenue.

Police say a third vehicle was also set ablaze overnight in nearby Tuckahoe. A white rag was found stuffed in the gas tank at that location.

Authorities are investigating the arsons. Anyone with information about the arsons is asked to contact Tuckahoe police at 914-961-4800 or Eastchester police at 914-961-3424.

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