Barnstaple teenager arrested on suspicion of arson


- Credit: Archant

Several vehicles damaged in fire after car caught ablaze in Concord Drive this morning (Tuesday).

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a car fire in Barnstaple in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).

Police said a 17-year-old boy from Barnstaple was being interviewed by officers investigating the incident in Gorwell.

Firefighters were called to Concorde Drive shortly after 2.30am but vehicle was severely damaged by fire; two further vehicles were also slightly damaged.

A man was also treated by paramedics for burns.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 with reference CR/058701/16

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