Investigations into arson attacks in Sheffield and Rotherham

Residents in a Doncaster town are calling for urgent police action after a string of serious crimes, the latest of which saw an elderly lady mugged in broad daylight.
Residents in a Doncaster town are calling for urgent police action after a string of serious crimes, the latest of which saw an elderly lady mugged in broad daylight.

Investigations are underway into a spate of arson attacks in South Yorkshire.

At 1.30am a skip was set alight in Woodland Gardens, Maltby, Rotherham and just before midnight a motorbike was torched in Prince of Wales Road, Manor, Sheffield.

Firefighters in Sheffield were also called out to deal with a fence and rubbish set alight in Standon Crescent, Shiregreen.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.