Thursday, May 12, 2005

Man arrested for bike arson

Royal Gibraltar Police have arrested a local man in connection with an arson incident.

At about 4.30 am on Tuesday a motorcycle was set on fire at Landport Ditch Car Park.

The fire was discovered by a patrolling police officer who immediately reported the matter to the City Fire brigade.

The City Fire Brigade attended the said car park and immediately extinguished the fire. The motorcycle was a 50cc moped, which was completely burnt. The fire damaged no other vehicles.

Enquiries were carried out by CID officers that same day which ended in the arrest of a 27 year old local man on suspicion of arson, a local address was searched in connection with this arrest and said man has been released on police bail.


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