Public lavatory fire started by flaming toilet roll

Public toilets in Leiston damaged

Public toilets in Leiston damaged - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Police are looking for an arsonist who caused damage to a public convenience by setting light to a toilet roll.

The public toilets at Dinsdale Road, in Leiston, were left smoke damaged following the blaze on Thursday, August 20.

Firefighters were called to extinguish flames in the gents toilet at about 12.50pm.

Officers want to trace two men seen walking from toilets just before to the fire service arrived. One went towards Buller Road and the other headed towards Main Street.

Police also want to speak to anyone walking past the toilets at about 12.30pm-12.50pm who saw anything that may help inquiries.


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Contact the Leiston and Aldeburgh safer neighbourhood team on 101.

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