A MAN has been arrested over the alleged attempt to set a police car on fire outside Maybole Police Station.

On Wednesday. July 18 between 2am and 4am, a marked emergency police vehicle was targeted by two people who attempted to set it on fire and caused extensive damage, which has resulted in the vehicle being taken out of service for repair.

A 32-year-old man has now been reported in relation to the incident.

A 29-year-old man was also arrested and detained.He was also due to be charged with the misuse of class A drugs.

It is understood that he made no plea when he appeared at court on Friday, July 27.