Suspicious fire in Donnington

Police officers in Telford are investigating following a suspicious fire in Donnington. The incident occurred on Ash Lea Drive on Wednesday 1st December.

At just after 11pm a member of the public called the police to report they'd heard a loud bang outside their property and that when they'd looked out of the window they could see a car on fire.

Police immediately attended the scene along with the fire service and on arrival in the communal parking area they discovered a VW Scirocco that was alight. The fire was dealt with very quickly but the car suffered extensive damage as a result of this fire.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who saw who started this fire, or who may know why this vehicle was targeted.

Anyone who believes they may have information about this incident is asked to call police in Telford on 0300 333 3000.

Alternatively, please remember that Crimestoppers can also be called anonymously on 0800 555 111 if you'd rather leave information without getting directly involved yourself.

West Mercia Police Ringmaster.

2nd December, 2010