A FIRESTARTER targeted and torched a car on Greenock's Auchmead Road early this morning.

The attack occurred at around 1.45am and detectives have launched an appeal for information.

A spokesman for Greenock CID said: "We are looking to hear from anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in the area at this time, or from any drivers who may have dashcam footage."

Information should be passed to the police via the 101 number, or anonymously via Crimestopers 0800 555 111.