Car set alight on the A361

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POLICE officers are appealing for witnesses following a suspected arson on the A361 between Ashby St Ledger and Kilsby.

The incident took place between 6.30pm and 7.15pm on Tuesday (May 1).

An X registration Ford Fiesta Zetec was left on the northbound verge of the A361, north of the Ashby St Ledger’s turn.

The car had extensive damage following a crash on Monday, April 30.

At 7.15pm on Tuesday a passing motorist reported the vehicle on fire.

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service attended and the cause of the fire is currently being treated as suspicious.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.