Car wrecked as arsonist strikes in Peterlee

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A CAR has been left a write off after it was set on fire in the early hours of today.

The Seat Ibiza was parked in Gloucester Place in Peterlee at 4.30am when it was found ablaze.

Firefighters from the town’s station were called to put out the fire, with an investigation into the cause finding it had been started deliberately.

Anyone with information is asked to called Durham Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.