York & North Yorkshire

Man arrested after Pickering bins set alight

A man has been arrested after several bins were set alight and pulled into the middle of roads in a North Yorkshire market town.

The bins were set on fire in the early hours of Thursday in Pickering town centre, police said.

Firefighters dealt with the fires while police officers were brought in to search for the perpetrator.

A 20-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of arson and remains in police custody.

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