Van destroyed in suspected arson attack in Whitchurch

A van has been completely destroyed in a suspected arson attack in Shropshire.

The white Ford Transit was parked in Castle Court, Whitchurch, when it was set alight at about 2230 BST on Friday, police said.

A man wearing jeans and a grey hooded top with pulled up over a cap was seen acting suspiciously near the vehicle just before the fire, they added.

It is not known whether the incident is linked to another vehicle fire in the town earlier last week.

Any witness are asked to contact West Mercia Police.

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