Arson attack on horse box in Selston

POLICE are investigating a suspected arson attack on a horsebox which was parked at a farm in Selston.

A large horsebox parked on Hobsic Lane, Selston was set alight at around 2.45pm on Sunday (4th November).

The fire, which is believed to have been started deliberately, caused significant damage to the horsebox and put neighbouring properties at risk. The horsebox was empty and no one was injured.

A 47-year-old Nottinghamshire man was arrested in connection with the fire and was later released on bail.

The owner of the horsebox lives in Alfreton and it is Derbyshire police who are investigating the incident.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time and saw or heard anything suspicious.

Contact Derbyshire police on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.