A MOPED which was on fire may have been set alight on purpose.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service were called to Shap Drive at 1.47am on Sunday (September 10).

One Worcester Fire Station crew attended the playing fields where the moped was well alight.

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They put out the fire with a hose reel jet and dampened down the surrounding area.

West Mercia Police were informed due to the suspicious nature of the incident.

A fire service spokesperson said: “There were no casualties and the crew left the scene at 2.18am.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "Police were called to a report of a moped on fire on Shap Drive in Worcester on Sunday, September 10 at around 2.55am.

"No injuries were reported. Enquiries are ongoing."