Boys are bailed after Long Stratton arson attacks

The fire damaged chicken shed in Stratton St Michael

The fire damaged chicken shed in Stratton St Michael - Credit: Archant

Police investigating two arson attacks in the Long Stratton area have arrested and bailed a 12-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy.

The first arson saw a bin set on fire at a bus stop at the junction of Manor Road and Flowerpot Lane in Long Stratton at between 8.30pm and 9.15pm on Wednesday, March 30.

Then a chicken shed was destroyed at a farm off Church Lane in Stratton St Michael between 4pm and 6pm on March 31.

A stack of straw bales was set on fire.

The fire spread to the large chicken shed, which had no livestock in at the time.


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The boys have been released on bail and will return to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre on June 2.

Anyone with information on the two incidents is asked to contact police on 101.

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