POLICE are investigating after a car – believed to have been stolen – was dumped and set alight near Oxenhope.

A crew from Keighley Fire Station was called out at 5.30am today to deal with the burning vehicle, in Hill House Edge Lane.

The car, which was burnt out, was thought to be a Chrysler.

The firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel to extinguish the blaze.