Helena-West Helena police car set on fire

Helena-West Helena police car set on fire

HELENA-WEST HELENA, AR (KAIT) - Authorities in Helena-West Helena are seeking clues from the public as to who set a police car on fire early Tuesday morning.

According to a post on the department's Facebook page, the incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 400-block of Adams Street in Helena-West Helena. The officer was on duty when someone used a red plastic gas can to pour gas on the car and set it ablaze.

The officer was not injured but the $28,000 car was a total loss, police said.

Anyone with information on what happened can call the Helena-West Helena Police Department.

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