Police car set on fire in Papamoa

Firefighters were called to the fire at 3.15am. Images/Video: Daniel Hines/SunLive

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One person is facing an arson charge after allegedly setting a police car on fire in Papamoa.

Police were alerted to the incident outside Papamoa Police Station at 3.15am.

A police spokesperson says a patrol car had reportedly been set alight.

“A scrub fire was also located in the vicinity.

“In relation to the incident, a 26-year-old man was arrested and is due to appear in Tauranga District Court today on a charge of arson.”




3 Comments

I wonder?

Posted on 04-11-2019 18:14 | By The Sage

I wonder what they do for a job. Probably the same low lifes who set fire to the other cars at Papamoa last week.

Tom Ranger

Posted on 04-11-2019 14:12 | By Tom Ranger

What a complete knob. The rate-payers and tax-payers pay for these idiot!

Please make sure

Posted on 04-11-2019 12:33 | By earlybird

that the useless prick pays for every cent of damage he caused.

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