Probe after two cars deliberately set on fire in Lanarkshire

White Audi set alight in Larkhall and silver Toyota damaged in Bellshill on Saturday evening.

Two cars were set on fire in Lanarkshire on Saturday, leading to a police investigation.

A white Audi on Machan Road was set alight in Larkhall at around 6.30pm, while a silver Toyota was damaged in Gilmour Place in Bellshill at around 6.15pm.

Detective Sergeant Jimmy Williamson said: “We are carrying out investigations after both cars have deliberately been set alight.

“It is understood a grey-coloured vehicle was at the scene of both incidents and we believe both of these crimes to be linked.

“I would appeal to anyone who may have been in either of the areas and witnessed anything suspicious to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting 3447 of 25 April.”