Police appeal for witnesses after car 'deliberately' set on fire

Police were alerted to the blaze in the early hours of Tuesday morning in Glasgow.

Police appeal for witnesses after car ‘deliberately’ set on fire © Google Maps 2023

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was deliberately set on fire in Glasgow.

At around 1am on August 2, officers were called to a report of a vehicle on fire in the Gifford Drive area of the city.

There were no reports of injuries and the fire was extinguished by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

Officers are treating the fire as “deliberate” and have called for any witnesses to the incident to come forward.

A police spokesperson said: “Anyone who saw what happened, has dash cam or CCTV footage of the area at the time or any information about the incident, is asked to contact police.

“You can call 101 quoting reference 0130 of Tuesday, August 2. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”