Police hunt Sunderland arsonist

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AN arsonist broke into a car before setting it on fire.

Police are appealing for information after the Nissan Almera was set on fire in Sunderland.

Between 8pm and 9:15pm on Wednesday, October 2, the silver Almera, parked in Rutherford Road, Red House, was broken into and a fire started inside.

Police and fire services attended and the fire was extinguished.

The car was completely destroyed and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.