A CAR burst into flames following a suspected arson in Wallasey.

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service were called to the incident in Buchanan Road at 11.45pm on Sunday following reports that a black Audi A3 was on fire.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service attended and put out the fire.

Police officers also attended the scene and following enquiries, it is believed the car was deliberately set alight.

A forensic examination of the scene has taken place and CCTV footage is being sought.

Anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC.

You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 19100610613 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.