Investigators looking into suspicious car fire in Newton Falls

The car was found burning in a driveway on Robinwood Avenue

fire generic

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (WKBN) – Police were called to investigate a suspicious car fire early Tuesday morning.

The car was found burning in a driveway on Robinwood Avenue. A woman told police that she last drove the car at 10:30 p.m. the following night, and her friend noticed it was burning in the driveway around 1:10 a.m.

He called 911 to report a heavy-set man with a red goatee was walking away from the area. He got into a silver Chevy Malibu and headed towards Lake Milton on South Canal Road, he said.

The woman told police that the father of her children had threatened to “smash her face” earlier that day, according to a police report. She had not called police at the time to report the alleged threat.

The Newton Falls Fire Department, Fire Investigative Unit and Trumbull County Fire Scene Investigator were called to investigate the car fire.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s