South East Wales

Teenager arrested over Cwmbran ex-car showroom arson

A 15-year-old youth has been arrested following a suspicious fire at a disused car showroom in Cwmbran.

Fire crews were called to the building in Avondale Way, which was formerly the Autopia car showroom, at 1900 BST on Wednesday.

Firefighters were still tackling the blaze at midnight. The property was left severely damaged.

The teenager, from the Cwmbran area, has been arrested on suspicion of arson and is in custody.

Gwent Police have made an appeal for information.

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