The following message has been received today from the local police:-
Birstall Police can confirm we are investigating two arson attacks to a motor vehicle on Newton Drive that occurred over the last 2 weeks.
We are also aware that other motor vehicles from the surrounding streets have been previously targeted over the past 7 years.
As this is a serious offence, it maybe noticed there is an increased Police presence in the area, this is to help re-assure the community and to assist with preventing another similar incident.
At this time we urge people living in the area to remain calm but vigilant.
We would encourage anyone with information to come forward either directly by calling 101 or anonymously by ringing crime stoppers 0800 555 111.