Cops probing early morning arson attack on car

By Nub News Reporter

15th May 2024 | Local News

A car was set alight on Bankfoot
A car was set alight on Bankfoot

ESSEX Police has launched an investigation after a car was set alight in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday, 15 May).

The incident happened at Bankfoot in Grays and the police were called in by firefighters who attended an initial 999 call.

A statement from police says: "We were called by colleagues with Essex Fire and Rescue Service to reports of a vehicle fire in the area of Bankfoot, Grays, at around 1am.

"It was reported a car was alight near a property.

"The fire is being treated as arson and our enquiries are ongoing.

"Anyone with any information, or footage, which could assist our investigation is asked to get in touch.

"You can let us know by submitting a report on our website where you can use our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

"Visit https://www.essex.police.uk/digital101to find out more about our website reporting services. Alternatively, you can call us on 101.

"If you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

"Please quote reference 42/75344/24 to ensure your information gets to the right person quickly."

     

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