A plush Audi car has been deliberately set alight in a targetted attack in the south of Glasgow.

Emergency services were called to Fauldhouse Way in the Oatlands area of the city shortly before 3am on Monday morning.

Officers say a black Audi A6 was set on fire by a man who got out of a dark-coloured saloon car.

It's thought they then sped off towards Caledonia Road into the city or Polamdie heading towards the M74.

Detective Constable Paul O’Donnell, Cathcart CID, is leading the inquiry. He said: “Thankfully no one was in the Audi at the time and it didn’t spread to the house, however, if it hadn’t been for the fact that neighbours noticed the flames, then this could easily have escalated.

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“The car was badly damaged. At this time we believe that the car was the intended target but we still have to find out why.

"We have been speaking to neighbours and checking CCTV but would still like anyone who may have seen a dark coloured car in the street or driving about the area between 2.30 and 2.50 am to come forward."

Anyone with information is urged to contact police via 101 quoting incident number 0260 of November 4.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.