Police in Northern Ireland are investigating after two petrol bombs were thrown at a car in Belfast.

A white Audi A4 was completely destroyed in the incident which occurred on Beechmount Street at approximately 3.50am. 

Police say they are working to establish a motive for the attack.

Officers from the PSNI are appealing to anyone who may have seen a male fleeing the scene, "possibly with his hand or sleeve on fire".