A CAR was gutted in an early morning arson attack in Runcorn.

The police are appealing for witnesses.

Firefighters tackled the blaze at Woodridge in Windmill Hill shortly after 4am on Friday, January 17.

Crews used hose reel jets to put the fire out, which totally destroyed the car.

It is believed that this fire may have been started deliberately.

If anyone has any information that could help identify those responsible they are asked to call Cheshire Police on 1010 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.