POLICE have confirmed two cars were torched in Great Sankey on Saturday night.

Emergency services were called around 10.10pm to the first fire on Hood Lane.

A police spokesman said they are treating the attack on the Ford Focus as arson.

No arrests have been made and nobody was injured.

A second blaze was then started 20 minutes later and less than a mile away on Thurston Close, Great Sankey at 10.30pm. A spokesman said: "Both incidents are being treated as malicious and police are investigating the circumstances." Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident numbers 911 and 945 of 19 January 2013.