2 Burned After Tent Arson In Doncaster

A man and a woman are being treated for extensive burns followng what police believe was a deliberate fire in Doncaster last night

The 42-year-old woman and 32-year-old man suffered serious burns after the tent they were in caught on fire shortly after 11.45pm.

They were both then assaulted by a man, or men, when they got out of the tent.

Both are being treated at a burns unit and are in a stable condition.

The tent was located on a grassed area off College Road, between Rowland Place, St James Street and Trafford Way.

A small group of men were nearby at the time and police are particularly interested in a white transit van that was also seen in the area.

A neighbouring tent, containing a 21-year-old man, was also set alight but the man escaped with minor burns to his hand.

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