28-year-old arrested after police van set on fire in Chaddesden
A MAN was arrested after a police van - monitoring anti-social behaviour - caught fire in Chaddesden on Wednesday night.
Residents said the van, which had a sign on it saying it had CCTV cameras inside, became engulfed in flames at about 11.30pm while parked in Cardigan Street.
There was no-one in the vehicle at the time.
Police were called to the scene and blocked the road while fire crews dealt with the blaze.
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Scenes-of-crimes officers also attended the incident which police are treating as suspicious.
The 28-year-old man, who is from Derby, was arrested at 5.35am the following day.
Residents said the van had been parked on the street for several days.
Police are still investigating the incident and anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.