Car Fire Being Treated As Arson

A car fire this morning (Wednesday) near Clayton is being treated as arson.

Around 1:20am, a couple and their teenage son were asleep inside their home on Guy Road. The teenager looked outside the window and reportedly saw a suspicious person standing near a Dodge SUV in the driveway that had reportedly been set on fire.  The teen chased the suspect but he got away.

The Clayton Fire Department and Johnston County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.

At last report, no arrests had been made.