A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a vehicle fire in Taunton.

The incident happened on Larkspur Close in the early hours of this morning (Monday, October 16).

Police said a man in his 50s has been arrested and remains in custody.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "A man, in his 50s, has been arrested on suspicion of an arson offence after a vehicle fire in Larkspur Close, Taunton, this morning (Monday 16 October).

"The incident happened shortly after 3am and the fire service also attended.

"The man remains in custody and enquiries are ongoing.

"Anyone with information, or has potentially useful footage, is asked to call 101 and quote reference number 5223252402."