An early morning arson attack in Workington is being investigated by police.

The attack, on an unattended vehicle, happened in the Moorclose shops car park about 1.25am this morning.

The unknown suspect is reported to have been wearing all black clothing and left in the direction of Ashfield Road South.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen suspicious behaviour in the area, or anyone with information to call PC 2718 on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting log 7 of the 16th January.