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Police appeal for witnesses following suspected arson in Llanymynech, Shropshire

Police in Shropshire are appealing for witnesses after six vehicles were intentionally set on fire in Llanymynech.

At 10.10pm yesterday (Monday, September 18) West Mercia Police received a report of several cars on fire at a business premises in North Road. The fire subsequently spread, causing damage to a nearby residential property.

Officers attended to support Shropshire Fire and Rescue, no injuries have been reported.

Detective Sergeant David Meyer of West Mercia Police said: "Fortunately no-one was injured in this incident, however substantial damage has been caused to the both the vehicles and a nearby property.

"We are still conducting enquiries in order to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident and are eager to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have been travelling on North Road yesterday evening and saw anyone acting suspiciously to get in touch as soon as possible."

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 744s of 18 September or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

Issued: Tuesday, September 19 2017 11.55am HB, Corporate Communications

 

Published 19/09/17