Appeal after suspected arson sparks blaze in Lowestoft

Three fire crews were called

Three fire crews were called - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after a suspected arson attack took place in Gisleham Road, Carlton Colville.

Officers recieved reports of someone setting fire to a willow wicker and thatch Saxon roundhouse replica at Gisleham Road, Carlton Colville, at around 2pm on Wednesday 17 February. Detectives say someone set light to the 10ft high replica, destroying it.

A police spokesman said: “We need to trace three teenage boys – thought to be aged around 15 – who were seen in the area at the time.

“One is described as being of mixed race and was wearing a grey tracksuit or similar, the other two were white, with one wearing blue tracksuit bottoms with a red line down the side and a blue anorak top. All three were on bikes.”

Anyone with information should call police at Lowestoft dialling Suffolk Constabulary on 101 and quoting crime number 18096/16.

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