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DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a car was deliberately set on fire in Glasgow's South Side.

The incident happened in Darnley Street in Pollokshields in the early hours of this morning.

The force said the fire was deliberate and have launched a probe. 

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Around 2.40 am on Tuesday,  March 31, police were called to a report of a car on fire on Darnley Street, Pollokshields. 

"The fire is being treated as wilful and enquiries are ongoing. 

"Anyone with information that may assist the ongoing investigation should contact detectives at Helen Street Police Office through 101 quoting reference number 0293 of 31 March.

"Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained"