Merseyside Police

Appeal following suspected arson in Knowsley Street, Southport

News   •   Jun 21, 2019 11:44 BST

We are investigating following an incident in the Southport area in the early hours of this morning, Friday, 21 June.

Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire and Rescue service were called at around 4.20am to Knowsley Road after being informed that a car, believed to be a BMW X5 was on fire.

No one was injured during the incident and the fire has since been extinguished.

The fire is being treated as arson and enquiries are ongoing in the local area. Anyone with information is asked to come forward.

If you saw or heard anything suspicious in the Knowsley Road area, have any CCTV footage or any information, please contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting ref. 19100324511 or @CrimestoppersUK, anonymously on 0800 555 111.