TWO 17-year-olds from Droitwich have been charged with arson after one of the town's parks was set alight.

The teenagers were arrested on the Tuesday and Wednesday (July 8 and 9) after an investigation by West Mercia Police into the fire at Droitwich Spa Lido Park last Thursday (July 3).

The pair were charged on Wednesday evening and both will appear at Worcester Youth Court on Wednesday, July 23.