Man, 23, jailed for torching BBC Radio Manchester car

Torched BBC Radio Manchester radio car (pic courtesy of Salford star)
Image caption BBC Radio Manchester's radio car was set alight on 9 August

A man who set fire to a BBC Radio Manchester car in rioting last year has been jailed for more than five years.

The radio car was torched along with a reporter's car at Salford Shopping City on 9 August.

Zac Challinor, 23, of no fixed abode, admitted arson and burglary and was convicted of violent disorder.

Manchester Crown Court jailed Challinor for five years six months - three years for arson, a year for burglary and 18 months for violent disorder.

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