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Reward offered for information after primary school destroyed in fire

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information regarding an arson attack on Coed Eva primary school in Cwmbran.

Seven arrests have been made since the fire on New Year's Day

The blaze, which broke out in the early hours of New Year's Day destroyed the nursery and infant classrooms.

Around 200 nursery and infant pupils were left without a classroom and more than 500 pupils were forced to take an extra week off following the fire.

Seven people from the area are currently on bail after they were arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.

The independent charity says it believes there are people in the community who hold vital information that could help secure a conviction.

“This arson attack has hit a local community extremely hard with over two hundred pupils directly affected by the destruction of their school building.

“We are now offering a substantial reward for anyone with information to contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

"By contacting Crimestoppers, via the anonymous 0800 555 111 telephone number or anonymous online form, you won’t have to speak to the police, and you won’t have to go to court. Just tell us what you know, not who you are.”

– Ian Johnston, Crimestoppers’ Ambassador for Wales