A CAR was set on fire outside a house in Uddingston.

Police said they were treating the incident as a wilful fire-raising after officers were called to St John's Boulevard at 11 pm last night.

Two members of the public had noticed the fire and alerted the home owner.

Emergency services attended and the vehicle was found to be extensively damaged.

Detective Sergeant Paul McDougall from Cambuslang CID said: “Extensive enquiries are underway to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident and I would appeal to anyone who was in the surrounding area late last night to please get in touch if they noticed anyone acting suspiciously.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Cambuslang CID via 101."