Vehicle was set alight in nearby quarry
A 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl from Barnstaple have been arrested in connection with an alleged vehicle theft in Swimbridge.
A blue Mitsubishi Shogun was taken from a farm in the village some time on Tuesday night. It was later discovered on fire at the nearby Venn Quarry.
A fire crew from Barnstaple was called to extinguish the car, which is described as â€œseverely damagedâ€.
The suspects were arrested at 2.45am on Wednesday. They have been released on police bail to return to Barnstaple Police Station on Tuesday, March 15.
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