ARSONISTS have set fire to sheds and allotments in Selby.

At least five similar incidents at the Stonebridge allotments in the last fortnight saw hedges, greenhouses and sheds damaged or destroyed.

PCSO Annie Ryan said: "We are asking for people to come forward with any information that may assist us in our ongoing enquiries. We are particularly interested in anyone who may have seen or heard anyone acting suspiciously in the area."

Selby police have stepped up patrols and asked anyone with information to phone 101, or email or

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 12160031786.