Police investigate second Somersham arson

ARSONISTS have struck again in Somersham – this time damaging a derelict building.

Police are investigating the blaze, which was started between 1am and 8am last Saturday (June 30).

It is believed that a group of youths had been building a bonfire close before the blaze started. The Evergreens on Chatteris Road has been damaged by the fire.

DC Liz Cooper said: “I would appeal for anyone who was in the area and saw anything at all suspicious to contact me.

“Any information could be very important to this investigation.”


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The Hunts Post reported in March how more than 40 chickens kept at the village’s allotments off King Street were killed in an arson attack, which also destroyed a number of sheds and vehicles.

CONTACT: Anyone with information should contact DC Cooper on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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