A DYSERTH bench is believed to have been targeted in an act of arson.

The bench, on a footpath fire near Cwm Mountain, was set on fire on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 21.

A crew from Llandudno attended the scene, and spent about 40 minutes containing the incident, which is believed have been started deliberately.

A spokesperson for the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 4.39pm on and called a stop at 5.23pms.

As it looks as though it was deliberate, the arson reduction team has been informed."