Man arrested over Gosport arson attacks

The picture of the police car on fire in Gosport

The picture of the police car on fire in Gosport

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POLICE have arrested a man in relation to a series of vehicle arsons in Gosport.

A man in his 20s, from Gosport, has been arrested on suspicion of arson and is currently in police custody being interviewed by officers.

Four cars were set alight on the evening of Sunday October 9 while they were parked of Foster Road and Linden Road.

A fifth vehicle a Fiat Panda, was set alight at around 11.10pm on Tuesday, October 11, while it was parked on Cleveland Road.

‘Detective Inspector Paul Masters, said: ‘I am appealing for anyone with information about these incidents to come forward and speak to us.

‘If you saw what happened or know anything else about the fires, please get in touch.’

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting 44160382073 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

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