Boy set on fire in York

10 year old Gabriel Wishart was set on fire after being sprayed with an aerosol can by teenagers at Ashton park in York. He had been playing when the group set his clothes alight.

He dropped to the floor and rolled in the snow to put out the flames and escaped unhurt. North Yorkshire Police called the incident “extremely concerning” and are stepping up patrols in the area.

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Boy set on fire in York

A ten-year-old boy was sprayed with aerosol and set on fire as he walked through Ashton Park in York.