Audi Set on Fire at L.I. Car Dealership - NBC New York

Audi Set on Fire at L.I. Car Dealership

The arson squad is investigating



    Audi Set on Fire at L.I. Car Dealership

    Two men trying to break into a luxury vehicle at a Long Island dealership late Thursday fled when they set off an alarm but later returned and set the car on fire, authorities say.

    The arson squad is investigating the fire in Lyndbrook.

    Detectives say the two suspects wearing hooded jackets entered the Anchor Audi on Sunrise Highway just before midnight and tired to break into a 2012 Audi S5 convertible. An alarm went off and the duo left the dealership.

    An hour later, the suspects came back and set the Audi they had tried to break into on fire. They then fled in a getaway car driven by an unknown third suspect.

    The vehicle was last seen heading eastbound on Sunrise Highway.

    Lynbrook Fire Department responded with five trucks and 50 firefighters to extinguish the fire.

    No other vehicles were damaged and no injuries were reported.

    Detectives ask anyone with information about the incident to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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