The remains of a burned out car were found after it had reportedly been firebombed last night.

Police were called out around 7.30pm after a 'disturbance' was reported in the street.

Officers arrived on Stanley Road in Kirkdale to find two cars suffering from extensive damage.

One had been deliberately set alight and the other had its windows smashed in.

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So far, no motive has been made clear that was behind the acts of vandalism.

There were no reports of anyone being injured and detectives are working to establish the full circumstances that led to damage.

Witnesses are being spoken to and CCTV from the area is being sought.

Police believe the local community will have witnessed the incident and have information on what led to the attack and the people responsible.

Two cars were found with extensive damage, one reportedly had been purposely set alight while the other had its windows smashed on Stanley Road in Kirkdale
Two cars were found with extensive damage, one reportedly had been purposely set alight while the other had its windows smashed on Stanley Road in Kirkdale

Detective Inspector Jennie Beck from Merseyside Police said: “I believe people in the local community would have witnessed this incident and will know the person(s) responsible.

Two cars were found with extensive damage, one reportedly had been purposely set alight while the other had its windows smashed on Stanley Road in Kirkdale
Two cars were found with extensive damage, one reportedly had been purposely set alight while the other had its windows smashed on Stanley Road in Kirkdale

“We’ve received no reports of anyone being injured, however this could have been a different story.

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"We cannot tolerate this type of behaviour and I’m sure the local community would agree that those responsible need to be brought to justice."

Anyone with any information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or call 101. You can also contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111.”