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Man arrested following series of vehicle fires in Newbury

40-year-old arrested on suspicion of arson

John Herring

John Herring


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A man has been arrested in connection with a series of vehicle fires in Newbury.

The arrest is in connection with seven vehicle fires between October 14, 2017 and November 2, 2018 in Cleveland Grove and Crawford Place.

A 40-year-old man from Newbury was arrested yesterday (November 8) on suspicion of arson.

The arrested man was released on police bail until December 5 and the investigation is ongoing.