A CAR was allegedly set alight by arsonists in North Yorkshire, police say.

A black Vauxhall Corsa was torched at around 12.30am today (October 12) on Stray Rein in Harrogate, according to North Yorkshire Police.

Fire crews attended and put out the flames.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the alleged arson attack.

Anyone with information should phone North Yorkshire Police on 101.