Arson attack at St James car yard
Arson attack at St James car yard

Intruders set fire to several cars at a St James car yard in the early hours of this morning, causing $150,000 damage.

A police spokesman said offenders broke into John Hughes' caryard on Albany Highway by jumping a fence into an area containing 50 new and used cars about 1am.

The spokesman said the offenders used a jack to remove seven wheels from cars, before setting fire to cars including, a Ford turbo, Honda sedan and Ford Ranger utility.

The fire spread to an office causing extensive damage.

The arson squad is investigating.

The West Australian

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