Two men were arrested in connection with a car fire in Groton that police say was intentionally set.
The owner of the car was in his house at the time of the fire, police said.
Nehemiah Knight, 21, of Groton, and Christopher Czekala, 20, of Mystic, were identified during the investigation.
Police said Knight and Czekala drove to Tacoma Court where Knight spread a flammable liquid onto the victim's car and set in on fire before fleeing the scene.
The owner's car was a 1999 Ford Mustang and it was determined to be a total loss, according to police.
No injuries have been reported.
Czekala is charged with conspiracy to commit third degree arson. Knight faces charges including third degree arson, reckless burning and conspiracy to commit third degree arson.
Knight is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 19 and Czekala is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 30.