Police hunt bin blaze vandal

Axminster Police Station.

Axminster Police Station. - Credit: Archant

Waste containers set alight in play parks across Axminster

Axminster police are appealing for help to catch an arsonist who has been starting fires in rubbish bins across the town.

Waste containers in playgrounds at Loretto Road, Foxhill and North Street have been set alight as well as wheelie and recycling bins outside a house in Lyme Close.

The attacks took place between midnight on Saturday, August 17, and Monday, August 19.

Police think the same person or persons were responsible as the attacks followed a pattern. Anyone with information is asked to call officers on 101 quoting crime reference numbers KA 13/451 or KA 13/456

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