2 Burned After Tent Arson In Doncaster
18 August 2015, 12:18
A man and a woman are being treated for extensive burns followng what police believe was a deliberate fire in Doncaster last night.
The 42-year-old woman and 32-year-old man suffered serious burns after the tent they were in caught on fire shortly after 11.45pm.
They were both then assaulted by a man, or men, when they got out of the tent.
Both are being treated at a burns unit and are in a stable condition.
The tent was located on a grassed area off College Road, between Rowland Place, St James Street and Trafford Way.
A small group of men were nearby at the time and police are particularly interested in a white transit van that was also seen in the area.
A neighbouring tent, containing a 21-year-old man, was also set alight but the man escaped with minor burns to his hand.