Appeal for information following suspected arson - Headington

Published on:
3 Jul 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Last updated:
4 Jul 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Published by:
G FL
Category:
General news
Area:
Oxford
Reference:
43170193479

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information following a suspected arson.

At around 4am on Sunday (2/7) a house fire has started in a downstairs room of a house in Weyland Road, Headington, Oxford.

No one was harmed as a result of the fire as the house was unoccupied at the time.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable James Macaro of Force CID based at Oxford, said; “We are in the early stages of this investigation but we suspect that this fire may have been started deliberately.

“We are asking for any witnesses to come forward.

“We are particularly keen to speak to a man pushing a bicycle and a woman, who knocked on doors in the neighbourhood to raise the alarm about the fire.

“We would ask these people to come forward as they might be important witnesses to this incident."

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If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '43170193479', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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