Three cars, owned by officers of Orihuela’s Local Police, have been set on fire this morning in Orihuela Costa. The fires, which were all set intentionally occurred between three and 4 o’clock in the morning.
Two vehicles were set on fire in a car park next to the Town Hall in Orihuela Costa, on la calle Pablo Picasso in Playa Flamenca, for the sole use of municipal officials, while the third was torched in another car park, also very close to the Orihuela Costa Town Hall.
The Civil Guard has cordoned the area off as they search for evidence which may help them in the search for the arsonist. They are also checking video surveillance footage housed in both the Town Hall and in nearby businesses and other establishments
All three vehicles belong to agents who were on patrol at the time of the attacks.
, coinciding with the moment in which less effective work inside the police building. Both local police and civil guard are checking the video surveillance systems the City Council and the businesses and businesses of the area to try to clarify the facts.
A Local Police spokesman said he was very saddened by the attacks as they represent a serious assault against the Police Force itself and they will also inflict serious financial hardship on the officers and their families.