POLICE are investigating after a suspected arson attack in Mortimer West End.

A resident's car was believed to be deliberately set on fire in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Tadley firefighters rushed to the scene just after 2am to reports of vehicle that had gone up in flames. Luckily, the fire was stopped before it reached the house.

A spokesman for the station said: "We believe this fire was deliberately set and the incident is being investigated as arson. We cannot stress enough the seriousness of this incident and we urge anybody with any information, however small, to contact Hampshire Constabulary by calling 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously quoting reference number 44200183029."