A man has been arrested after a police car was set on fire in last night.

It is believed officers were attending reports of anti-social behaviour when the incident happened shortly before 10pm in Hulverston Close, Sutton.

Firefighters were called to the scene where a crowd of people had gathered and were watching the police car burn.

The crew from Sutton fire station used a hose reel to put the car out.

The police car was badly damaged in the blaze and has been removed. The man who was arrested is in his 30s and is being questioned by officers at Sutton police station.