Police have launched an investigation after a car was allegedly set ablaze “deliberately” on a residential Wiltshire street.

Shortly before 11pm on Sunday, December 17, a car caught alight on Goldney Avenue, just off Audley Road in Chippenham.

Police believe the fire was started deliberately and have launched a probe into the incident.

Officers have been carrying out house-to-house and CCTV enquiries as part of this investigation.

They have now urged anybody with information or doorbell footage relating to the incident to come forward.

A spokesperson for the force said: “We are appealing for witnesses following a car fire on Goldney Avenue, Chippenham.

“If you have information that could help with our enquiries, including doorbell video footage showing anything suspicious, please contact us on 101 quoting reference number 54230133683.”