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Second teenager arrested in Lowestoft arson attacks probe

PUBLISHED: 12:20 21 October 2010

A SECOND teenage boy has been arrested by police following a spate of arsons in north Lowestoft.

The Journal reported last week how police and the fire service were called out overnight on Thursday, October 7 and Friday, October 8 to fires in Lymm Road, stoven Close, Montgomery Avenue, Bourne Road, Peddars Way, Malvern Rise, Yarmouth Road and Oulton Road. And on October 12, a wooden shed at the side of a home in Lymm Road was destroyed by fire.

“The 16-year-old boy from Lowestoft was arrested on suspicion of arson on Wednesday (October 20), and interviewed in connection with the incidents,” a police spokesman said today.

“He has now been bailed to return to Lowestoft police station on November 24.”

Last week, a 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with these incidents, and he is also on bail to return to Lowestoft police station on November 24.

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