Cheshire Police say damaging fires in Malpas deliberate

Cheshire Police are investigating two deliberate fires at a business on the B5069 near Beechcroft, Malpas.

The fires, which are being treated as arson, occurred at 11pm on 16 March and 10.49pm on 22 March causing extensive damage to Blue Loos property.

It is believed there was a vehicle in the area at the time of the incidents and officers are making a number of enquiries in the area to identify the vehicle and suspects.

DC Rebecca Priest said: “These fires caused extensive damage and considerable cost to the business – and could have cost lives. We’d urge anyone with CCTV or dashcam that may help to contact us.

“Did you see anyone or vehicle acting suspiciously in the area on those nights, or which struck you as odd or out of place for that time of evening?

“If you have any information please contact us and help us with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police via quoting IML1224286 for 16 March or 22 March IML1228708.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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