Police investigating suspected Te Puke arson

Firefighters were called to the car fire at 6am. File photo.

Police are investigating a suspected arson in Te Puke this morning.

A car was found on fire on Kaituna River Road at about 6am.

Firefighers arrived to find the vehicle engulfed in flames.

Police were called to the scene at 6.15am.

A police spokesperson says the vehicle was stolen.

"This was a stolen car found set alight. Police are following up."

Anyone with information about the crime can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

People can also report non-emergency information to the police's 105 number.

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