Man arrested on suspicion of arson in Formby
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We arrested a man after it was reported two cars were set on fire outside a house in Formby in the early hours of today (Tuesday 31 March 2020).
Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service were called at 2.30am to a report two vehicles outside a property on Queens Road had been set light. The fire also damaged the front door of the property.
A 46-year-old man from Sefton has since been arrested on suspicion of arson. He has been taken to a police station to be interviewed about the incident.
A joint police and fire service investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’. You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 20000191170, or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.