man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a series of car fires in Camberwell, south London.
The 30-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday and remained in custody at a south London police station on Wednesday evening.
Police are probing five car fires in the area which took place between Christmas Eve and Tuesday, January 10.
Met Constable Kieran Mulvaney said: “We fully appreciate the impact that these fires have on the community, not only from a safety perspective, but also for the huge inconvenience caused to the owners.
“We are continuing to make local enquiries to establish if this is indeed a linked series and, if it is, to ensure that all of the relevant incidents are traced.
“If you have any information and haven’t spoken to us yet please do get in touch.“
Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 2490/10JAN.
Alternatively, information can be reported 100 per cent anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.