Arsonists destroy £18,500 BMW parked outside Heysham house

The BMW after it was set alight by arsonists.
The BMW after it was set alight by arsonists.

Mindless vandals destroyed a BMW worth almost £20,000 by setting light to it on Saturday evening.

The black 3 series M sport convertible, valued at £18,500, was parked in a private car park in Mearsbeck Close, Heysham, when it was set alight at around 9.15pm.

The BMW after it was set alight by arsonists.

The BMW after it was set alight by arsonists.

The vandals left a petrol canister behind at the scene, and CCTV footage is currently being obtained from neighbouring properties.

A £500 reward is being offered to anyone with information which leads to an arrest.

Anyone who can help should contact the police on 101, quoting log number LC-20190810-1432.