Appeal for witnesses after fire at National Trust site

Police on the Island are appealing for witnesses after a fire was set at a National Trust car park yesterday (20 April).

Officers believe a fire was set to two hay bales at the entrance to Compton Farm at around 11pm last night.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service attended and extinguished the fire.

This comes after a number of hay bales were set alight at Compton Bay car park on Sunday night between 9pm and 9.45pm.

Officers investigating are keen to speak to anyone who might have information that could help us.

Did you see anyone acting suspiciously in the area? Do you have any information that might assist in our investigation?

Anyonec with information can phone 101, quoting 44200139914.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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