POLICE were called to a suspicious van fire near Moreton.

Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service was called just before 10.30pm on Friday after reports of a van on fire on the A44 at Little Compton.

One crew from Shipston and two crews from Gloucestershire Fire Service attended and found the vehicle in a layby well alight.

They used two hose reels and four breathing apparatus and lighting to tackle the blaze and left the scene just before 11.10pm.

A Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesman said: "The Police were requested to attend due to the fire being of a suspicious nature."