South East Wales

Coed Eva school fire: Seventh arrest after blaze in Cwmbran

The wrecked classroom Image copyright BBC/Guto Orwig

A seventh person has been arrested in connection with a fire at an infants and nursery school in Torfaen.

The blaze broke out at Coed Eva Primary School, in Cwmbran, at about 02:25 GMT on New Year's Day.

Six people, including four teenage boys, were previously arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life and released on bail.

Gwent Police said an 18-year-old from Cwmbran had also been arrested and bailed.

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