Appeal following suspected arson attack in Newton Aycliffe

 19/11/2018

​OFFICERS are appealing for information after a car was set on fire in a suspected arson attack.

The black Volkswagen Golf was parked outside an address in Silverdale Place, in Newton Aycliffe, when it was set on fire at around 11.40pm on Thursday (November 15).

The fire was seen by officers who were on patrol in the area.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of arson shortly after, and has been released under investigation.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who has any information on the incident, or any CCTV footage which may help the investigation.

Call Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 480 of November 15 with any information.