Suspect arrested for setting Carnival vending booths on fire

A suspect has been arrested following the destruction, by fire, of several Carnival vending booths around the Queen’s Park Savannah.

Official police reports indicate the fire occurred this afternoon.

According to police, on receipt of a report, officers of the Police Service and Fire Service responded within minutes.

The fire officers quickly extinguished the fire, while police officers detained a suspect, who lives at Mc Shine Lane, Belmont.

The suspect was taken to the Four Roads Police Station for questioning.