Stolen car torched in Pleasley

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FIREFIGHTERS and police were called to Batley Lane in Pleasley to deal with a car fire.

Crews from Mansfield and Bolsover attended the incident at about 10.45pm on Thursday night.

On arrival a Ford Mondeo was found well alight and two hose reels were needed to douse the flames.

It took about 25 minutes to put out the blaze.

A spokesman from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the vehicle had been reported stolen.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.