TWO people have been arrested on suspicion of burglary, theft and arson following the car fires in Helston in the early hours of yesterday morning.

An 18 year old female and 21 year old male are currently in custody while investigations continue.

They were arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft of a motor vehicle that occurred overnight on June 25/26.

They are also being questioned about a series of arsons that took place, following a series of fires to vehicles and residential properties in the Helston area. 

Police are appealing for witnesses in the Helston and Pentewan, St Austell areas.

Anyone with information is requested to ring 101 quoting crime reference numbers CR/56420/19 & CR/56448/19.