Stolen car set alight

The ute was set on fire and dumped in Pakenham over the weekend. 137393_08

Police and fire fighters were quickly alerted to a flaming inferno on the weekend, after a car was dumped and set alight in Pakenham.

A spokesperson from the Cardinia CIU said that on Sunday 1 August, police were called to Armidale Drive in Pakenham after receiving reports that a vehicle was on fire on the side of the road.

The flames were quickly put out, with police confirming the car had been stolen, dumped and then left to burn.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.