Two more arrests in connection with Birchwood arson

PUBLISHED: 14:44 20 August 2015 | UPDATED: 15:59 20 August 2015


Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a series of arson attacks that have plagued the Birchwood area of Hatfield this month.

A 15 year old boy and a 15 year old girl, both from Hatfield, were arrested this morning (Thursday) on suspicion of arson.

The pair remain in custody while police continue their enquiries.

The arrests followed that of a 20-year-old man yesterday in Birchwood Park.

The man was also arrested on suspicion of arson but was released on police bail.

People are being encouraged to report incidents of suspicious behaviour via the non-emergency number, 101.

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