Police believe a fire that destroyed a car in Harvey, New Brunswick in the early hours Saturday may have been deliberately set.  

Cpl. Jayson Hansen reports that McAdam RCMP and the Harvey Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at a residence on Swan Road in Harvey at around 12:45 a.m.

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The vehicle, a grey 2002 Chevrolet Malibu, appeared to have been covered with a substance before it was completely destroyed by fire, Hansen said.

A lone individual wearing dark pants and a light shirt was reported in the area near the vehicle shortly after the fire began.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the RCMP at 506-466-7030 or New Brunswick Crime Stoppers at www.crimenb.ca or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).