Pictured: Police officer who suffered severe burns during incident

Pictured: Police officer who suffered severe burns during incident as man, 30, is charged with GBH and arson

By Darren Boyle for MailOnline

Published: 18:00 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 18:00 BST, 12 September 2020

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A police officer who suffered severe burns in an incident in Newquay has been  named as PC Darral Mares.

Pc Mares, 51, is currently in a stable condition at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth after sustaining life-changing injuries.

Following the incident in question, which happened on Trevenson Road in Newquay on Friday morning, a 30-year-old man was charged with grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent against a police officer, and arson with intent to endanger life.

Pc Darral Mares, pictured, is recovering in hospital following an incident in Newquay

Pc Darral Mares, pictured, is recovering in hospital following an incident in Newquay 

Pc Mares was airlifted to hospital following the incident on Friday morning in Newquay, pictured

Pc Mares was airlifted to hospital following the incident on Friday morning in Newquay, pictured

Blagovest Hadjigueorguiev, a Bulgarian national of no fixed abode was charged with grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent against a police officer, and arson with intent to endanger life as well as attempted GBH with intent against a second police officer

Blagovest Hadjigueorguiev, a Bulgarian national of no fixed abode was charged with grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent against a police officer, and arson with intent to endanger life as well as attempted GBH with intent against a second police officer

Blagovest Hadjigueorguiev, a Bulgarian national of no fixed abode, was further charged with attempted GBH with intent against a second police officer.

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