Two Arson Attacks At Car Dealership

Police in Southampton have issued an appeal for witnesses after arson attacks at a car dealership.

Two have happened at Picador Vauxhall at Portsmouth Road in the space of two days (17 and 18 June). The latest occurred at around 7pm. 

They caused £250,000 worth of damage to a number of new cars. 

Detective Constable Scott Spafford who is investigating said:

“We, along with Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service are looking into the cause of the fires. 

“If you were in the area and saw anything unusual at all please contact police." 

He added: “We are following up several lines of enquiry but would like to hear from any members of the public who can help our investiagtion.” 

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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