Newport Arson Attack

22 November 2013, 07:17 | Updated: 22 November 2013, 07:56

Three cars have been severely damaged after an arson attack in Newport.

Police on the Isle of Wight are appealing for witnesses after three cars were severely damaged in an arson attack in Newport in the early hours of the morning.

Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident yesterday morning (Thursday, November 21) after a Citroen C3 and a Ford Mondeo parked to the rear of Carisbrooke Road and a Hyundai SantFE parked in Drill Hall Road public car park reported as being on fire.

A police spokesperson said: "We are working with Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service to determine the cause of the fires, but believe that they were started deliberately.

If you were in the area at the time and saw or heard anything unusual at all please contact police.

We are following several lines of enquiry, but would like to hear from any members of the public who can help our investigation."