Vauxhall Astra torched in arson attack outside Northampton flats

Police appeal for information

Tuesday, 2nd August 2022, 9:42 am
Firefighters tackled the blazing car outside Furze Court, in Northampton's Briar Hill district, in the early hours of Monday
Firefighters tackled the blazing car outside Furze Court, in Northampton's Briar Hill district, in the early hours of Monday

Detectives are investigating an arson attack after a car was torched near a block of Northampton flats in the early hours of Monday (August 1).

Firefighters tackled the blazing vehicle — believed to be a silver Vauxhall Astra — outside Furze Court, Briar Hill, just after midnight.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: “We would like to speak to anyone with CCTV footage or who may have seen how the fire started. Please call 101 using incident number 22000443730 or contact CrimeStoppers on 0800 555111.