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Police hunt for arsonists

Police are hunting arsonists after a straw stack was deliberately set alight in Ousden, near Newmarket, causing thousands of pounds of damage.

The fire was started at around 12.20am on Saturday in Dalham Road.

Approximately 100 tonnes of straw, worth an estimated £6000, and stored in a Dutch barn was destroyed.

Around £3,000 of damage was also caused to the barn.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact PC Rupert Beynon at Haverhill Police Station on 101, quoting reference HH/14/460, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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