Stolen car goes up in flames in St Albans

A CAR thought to have been stolen was torched in a St Albans street overnight.

Firefighters from St Albans were called to the scene off Townsend Drive, St Albans, just after 11pm and found the blue Volkswagen Passat well alight.

They left the scene around an hour later and police recovered the vehicle for examination.

Any witnesses or those with information about the incident should contact Herts Police on 0845 33 00 222.