Police car torched in Lyttelton

ASHLEIGH STEWART
Last updated 07:59 28/05/2013

Relevant offers

Crime

Well-known Christchurch professional facing drug, firearms charges One person is in hospital after stabbing in Thames Armed robbery at Hamilton liquor store Police find 'dangerous' man Vincent Clayton after he escaped Dunedin hospital Dairy owners cry out for intervention as robberies continue Woman who defrauded Wellington Airport and ACC has sentence reduced The boy on the side of the road - Danny Hendriks' tragic death Ashburton man found guilty of manslaughter and assault of Arran Gairns Return of stolen medals a 'great relief' to former Army major who missed Anzac Day Jaden Stroobant sentenced to preventive detention over violation, murder of Cun Xiu Tian

An investigation is under way after a police car was set alight outside the Lyttelton police station early today.

A Fire Service spokesman said they were called to the Sumner Rd station about 2am.

Two fire trucks were sent and the car was "well ablaze" when they got there.

The fire is being treated as suspicious.

Fire safety officers would meet police this morning to investigate the incident further, he said.

A police spokesman said a car next to the burnt one had also been badly damaged because of the heat of the fire.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content