POLICE are hunting arsonists who struck at an accident repair centre in Bournemouth.

One car was completely burnt out, several others were damaged by fire and the building at Seaward Accident Repair in Wallisdown Road may also have been structurally affected.

The incident took place at 11.40pm on Sunday November 20 and detectives are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Police attended the incident along with crews from the Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Detective Constable Nicky McGhee said: "I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area at the relevant time or knows who was responsible to contact us."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 20:389 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.