Gloucestershire

Man arrested after six fires in same Churchdown road

A 30-year-old man has been arrested following a number of fires within the same road in Churchdown, Gloucester.

Six incidents were reported on Oldbury Orchard in the last month with two cars burned out and others damaged.

Police arrested the man at 2145 GMT on Thursday in the Churchdown area on suspicion of arson and going equipped to commit arson.

The local policing team said they would maintain their increased patrols of the area as part of the investigation.

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