AN arson investigation has been launched after a van was set alight in Dursley.

Gloucestershire Police have issued an appeal after the vehicle was seen burning in Oak Drive. 

Emergency services were called at around 1.30am on Saturday, March 23. 

Officers say two males were “acting suspiciously” in the area moments before the van was found alight with the rear passenger door ajar.

A police spokesperson said: “The incident is currently being treated as an arson.

“Investigating officers are asking anyone who was in the area and witnessed suspicious activity or has dash cam or CCTV footage to get in contact.”

Anyone with information should contact police quoting incident 30 of March 23 here -