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Man arrested after arson attack on mosque

Thames Valley Police has arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with an arson attack on a mosque in Buckinghamshire. Officers were called to the mosque in Manor Road, Bletchley, shortly before 1am after reports of a man acting suspiciously shortly before a fire at the rear of the building.

Officers carried out enquiries at the scene which led to them arresting a man on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life shortly afterwards. No one was hurt in the incident.

Inspector Lee Brace said: 'There is a scene watch in place at the mosque at this time while enquiries are on-going and officers will be carrying out increased patrols in the area. Anyone with concerns about this incident should speak to them about these.'


Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Thames Valley Police has arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder in Bletchley. Thames Valley Police were called to an address in Stoke Road, Bletchley, at 9.38am yesterday. A 29-year-old woman was found with head and leg injuries.

She is being treated at Milton Keynes General Hospital. Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening. A 28-year-old man from Milton Keynes has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He is currently in police custody.

No further details will be released at this stage, as there is an ongoing investigation into the incident.