Arson investigation

20 Mar 2015 11:11 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following an arson at a house in Washington.

It happened in Stridingedge in Blackfell at 1.12am, the early hours of Friday March 20. Emergency services attended and the fire service extinguished the fire.  No one was inside the property at the time.

Two youths wearing dark clothing were seen in the rear garden before the fire started.  Police are appealing for these two people to come forward. 

Officers have been carrying out house to house enquires in the area.

Police are appealing for witnesses anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 49 of 20/03/15 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.