Man arrested following suspected arson in Rugby - The Leamington Observer

Man arrested following suspected arson in Rugby

Leamington Editorial 19th Jul, 2017   0

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a flat in Rugby.

Police were alerted to the blaze on Carolyn Lane around 1.30pm on Tuesday.

The 47 year-old from Rugby is currently in police custody.

Det Insp Jonathan Belcher said: “Thankfully, no injuries have been reported but we have reason to believe that there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the cause of the fire.

“We have launched a thorough investigation to establish the cause of the fire and determine if it was caused deliberately.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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