George Town man charged with arson

A 20-year-old George Town man has been charged in relation to a spate of arson and property damage, that took place this week.

The damage includes running down a number of streets signs in the George Town area, running over of a phone box in Low Head and deliberately running into a parked car. 

The man has also been charged with setting fire to a shack and a farm building in the George Town area, with a combined damage bill of about $60,000.

Police said the damage took place between Wednesday and yesterday.

The man has been bailed to appear at a later date.

Police are continuing their enquiries and ask any person with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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