CARDBOARD boxes were set alight outside the doors of a Somerset warehouse in an arson attack.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident, which happened off Farm Road, Street, in the early hours of Tuesday, October 29.

"A number of cardboard boxes were placed outside doors to a warehouse off Farm Road and set alight," said an Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson.

"Damage was caused to the doors, an air conditioning unit and guttering before the fire was extinguished.

"The incident happened between midnight and 12.15am."

The spokesperson said CCTV enquiries have been carried out and someone wearing dark trousers and a grey-hooded top was captured walking onto Farm Road and then towards the direction of High Street.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information which could help our inquiry, should contact police on 101, reference 5219249863.