Man arrested over arson attacks on ice cream vans in Luton

A man has been arrested following a series of arson attacks on ice cream vans in Luton in a single night.

Tuesday, 6th July 2021, 11:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th July 2021, 11:45 am
Police    (stock image)
Police (stock image)

Five ice creams vans were torched in three separate arson attacks on Tuesday, June 29 (see story here).

A Beds Police spokesman said: "We have arrested a man in his 30s from Luton on suspicion of three counts of arson endangering life.

"He has been released on bail, pending further enquiries.

"We would like to speak to anyone who may have seen anything or who was in the area at the time of these incidents, especially in Broad Mead, Bishopscote Road or Limbury Road.

"Anyone with information which can help our enquiry is asked to contact us on 101 or via

"Please quote reference 40/AD/13585/21."

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.