Police say car fire suspicious

A CAR was burnt beyond recognition in a suspicious fire in Benalla yesterday morning.

Benalla police Detective Sen-Constable Brenton Lewin said a hatchback caught fire on Mansfield Road near an overpass in suspicious circumstances.

He said it was burnt beyond recognition and police could not make out a car make or model.

Sen-Constable Lewin asked anyone who saw anything or has information to phone Benalla police on (03) 5762 1811 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.