POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an arson incident.

Between 5am and 6am yesterday morning, a property in Highlands, Banbury was set on fire, causing significant damage.

Investigating officer PC Robert Crofts, based at Banbury police station, said: “I am appealing to anyone who might have seen or heard something suspicious around the time of this incident to contact us.

“I am also asking anyone with CCTV or dash-cam footage to check for any footage that could help this investigation.

“If you have any information or footage that could help this investigation, please make a report online or call us on 101, quoting reference number 43210323455.

“You can also make a report 100 per cent anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111.”