A man has been arrested after a large blaze at a Hampshire infant school.

Officers from Hampshire Constabulary received reports of a fire at a wooden lodge on school grounds.

Firefighters were also on the scene to tackle the blaze on the evening of April 1.

Following the incident at Manor Infant School, an 18-year-old man from Portsmouth has been arrested on suspicion of arson.

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He has been released on conditional bail until Wednesday, July 3 while enquiries continue

A spokesperson from the force said: “If you were in the area and saw anything suspicious, or if you have information that could help our investigation, please call 101 quoting reference number 44240137352.

“You can also report online. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or visit their website.”