Thursday 7th July 2016 02:30am

CCTV operators for Hertford located a group of three males who had been setting small fires using rubbish bags in the town centre.

The call came in after police officers located a bag of rubbish on fire in Maidenhead Street. Meanwhile the CCTV Operators find more fires in the town. After reviewing footage of the area three males are seen to set the fires.

The CCTV Operators then searched the town and found the three suspects in the area trying to set another fire near to the bus station. The operators then directed the police officers to their location.

All three were arrested for arson and criminal damage.