Suspected arson attack in Sunderland

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POLICE are appealing for information after a suspected arson attack.

At 3.30am on Friday, emergency services were called to extinguish a car on fire in Sunderland’s Beechwood Street.

A nearby front door was also damaged as result of the fire, but no one was injured.

Police say they are treating it as arson and want to speak to anyone who may have seen a black car in the area. Witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 165 270614.