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25th Jun, 2022

Four arrested on suspicion of arson following flat blaze

FOUR people have been arrested on suspicion of arson following a flat fire.

Emergency services were called to Goose Lane in Lower Quinton at around 7pm on Saturday (February 2) where the flat was alight.

No one was injured in the blaze.

A 21-year-old woman, 32-year-old man, 30-year-old man and 25-year-old man, all from Lower Quinton, have been arrested on suspicion of arson.

Police are appealing for anyone with information or CCTV footage to contact them.

Det Insp Lisa Sears said: “This is a concerning incident and it was lucky nobody was injured or worse.

“We have four people in custody helping with our enquiries and we’re keen to hear from anyone with information that could help with the investigation.

“Witnesses report seeing an altercation involving three males outside the flat just before the fire started so we would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident.”

Call 101 to speak to police or ring 0800 555 111 to contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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