POLICE have been carrying out house-to-house and CCTV inquiries after a moped was set on fire outside a house.

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service said the fire at 2.05am this morning was being treated as arson.

North Yorkshire Police said officers were called to reports of a disturbance involving a group of people trying to gain entry to a house and of a moped on fire in the front garden of a property in Doherty Walk.

It said anyone with information should phone 101, quoting crime ref no 12200026067.

Firefighters put out the fire using knapsack sprayers and buckets of water.