A FIRE broke out in a children’s play area.

A piece of clothing was set on fire in an incident of anti-social behaviour, according to police reports. 

A fire crew found that the blaze had been extinguished when they arrived at the scene in Pound Bank Road, Malvern.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service received a report about the fire at 8.16pm yesterday.

The fire service left the police in charge of the incident after finding that the blaze had been put out.