SHOCKING images reveal two cars have been badly damaged near the centre of Oxford.

Two silver vehicles, one a Peugeot, have been badly damaged and burnt near Cheney Student Village in Headington. 

The vehicles, which are covered in burn marks, were discovered on the side of Cheney Lane earlier today (Monday, May 6). 

Oxford Mail: Fire damaged cars in Oxford

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On one car, the bonnet is completely open revealing a burnt engine. The inside of the car, the driver's seat and wheel, are completely destroyed.

The back of the second car is also burnt and the insides look as if they have melted. 

Oxford Mail: Fire damaged cars in Oxford

It is unknown if the damage has been caused accidentally or by arson. 

Thames Valley Police have been asked to comment on the vehicles.