AN investigation of an arson attack on two cars in Prudhoe has been launched.

Northumberia Police were alerted of the incident by Northumberland Fire Crew who were tackling flames of the vehicles on Biverfield Road before 2 am this morning (Wednesday April 24).

Thankfully no one was hurt and the fires were exstinguished a short time later.

Police are now asking members of the public for any information about the incident.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Shortly before 2am today (Wednesday) we were informed by the fire service that two vehicles were alight on Biverfield Road, in Prudhoe.

“Emergency services attended and the fires were extinguished a short time later.

“No-one is believed to have been injured.

“Officers are investigating the incident and treating it as suspected arson.

“Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information should use the ‘Report’ page of our website or call 101, quoting log number NP-20240424-0052.”