Witnesses sought after houseboat fire

Thames Valley Police have launched a witness appeal after a houseboat moored in Oxford was set on fire. Officers were called to the scene at the canal in Wolvercote near the Peartree Roundabout at around 11pm on the night of Friday 16th November.

“We are currently working closely with the fire service to establish the full circumstances surrounding how the fire happened.

“I would like to urge anyone who might have seen what happened or has information to help us with our enquiries and has not yet spoken to a police officer to come forward.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Andy Bird, Thames Valley Police

Anyone with information can contact Thames Valley Police by telephoning 101. Or by calling the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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