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Appeal after Weymouth Car Fire

Dorset Police Car At Night

6:56am 11th July 2014

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a green Ford Focus was found on fire in a car park in Weymouth.

The fire is being treated as an alleged arson attack.

It happened on Friday 27th June at around 4.17pm when in a communal car park in Douglas Road.

Police Constable Andrew Thomson, of Weymouth CID, said: "This was a very upsetting incident for the victim and caused a significant amount of damage to the car. I urge anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area at the time to come forward."

A 33 year-old man from Weymouth has been arrested on suspicion of arson and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 27:45. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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