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Man arrested in connection with spate of straw bale fires on Norfolk and Suffolk border




Police have arrested a Suffolk man in connection with a spate of arson incidents in the county and Norfolk.

It comes after officers were called to five incidents where straw bales were set alight between 1am and 6am on Thursday, September 3.

Two happened on land in Langley, while there were also fires in Ferry Road in Carelton St Peter, Loddon Road in Broome, near Bungay and in Beccles Road in Bungay.

Police have arrested a Suffolk man in connection with a spate of arson incidents in the county and Norfolk
Police have arrested a Suffolk man in connection with a spate of arson incidents in the county and Norfolk

A man in his 50s and from the Bungay area has been arrested in connection with the incidents.

He has been released on police bail until Wednesday, September 30.

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