Petrol poured on caravan housing family in Caldecott

Police, fire and ambulance services were called to a rural village after a man was accused of pouring petrol on a caravan occupied by a family.

Friday, 12th August 2016, 6:00 am
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The emergency services were called out to the hamlet on the Northamptonshire / Rutland border at about 5.30pm on Wednesday.

A man had poured petrol on to the caravan in which a family with several children had been staying next to The Mill garage off the A6003.

It is believed to have been part of an ongoing civil dispute.

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The caravan was not set alight although a fire crew from Uppingham was on the scene to ensure it did not catch fire.

No arrests were made although it is thought that one person received first aid treatment.