POLICE are tracing the owners of a blue Fiat 500 following an attempted arson attack on a sweet shop in Padgate.

The car was parked outside sweet shop Dutch Lux on Padgate Lane at 6.20pm on Monday, November 12 when two men entered the shop and poured petrol inside.

The men attempted to set the shop alight before running away.

Officers are appealing for the owners of the car to come forward as they may have information to help with their investigation.

Detective constable Sophie Davies, of Warrington CID, said: “While our enquiries continue to find those responsible I am appealing to the owner of the blue Fiat 500 to come forward.

“You may have seen these men and have information – no matter how small – to help us with our investigation.

“I would also urge people to cast their minds back to this day and whether they saw two men acting suspiciously around the time of the incident to call 101.”

Please call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML 239563 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you have dashcam footage please submit by following the instructions in this link https://www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage/ making sure you quote IML 239563.