Witness appeal follows early morning South Molton blaze.

POLICE in South Molton are appealing for witnesses to a suspected arson attack in the early hours of yesterday morning (Tuesday).

A silver BMW was severely damaged by the blaze outside a home in West Street, shortly after 4am.

It is thought that an accelerant was poured onto the windscreen and bonnet of the car, before being set alight.

A fire crew from the town used one hosereel to extinguish the flames.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on the 101 number, quoting reference CS/12/166.