POLICE are investigating a suspected arson at a premises on a Prudhoe retail park.

Shortly before 12.20am today (Thursday), police received a report of a fire at BJC Bathroom and Kitchen Showroom, on Tyneview Retail Park, Prudhoe.

"It was reported that an unknown male had approached the premises before throwing a brick and accelerant through the window before fleeing the scene", a Northumbria Police spokeswoman said.

Officers and a crew from Northumberland Fire and Rescue attended and the fire was extinguished.

The spokeswoman added: "No one was injured and the incident is being treated as suspected arson."

Enquires are ongoing and anyone with information should contact police using the 'Tell Us Something' page of the website quoting log NP-20211007-0007