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Two men are due before Cheltenham magistrates following an arson attack on a mosque in Gloucester. Fire crews were called to Ryecroft Street just before one am on Tuesday to deal with a small fire.
Clive Ceronne from Gloucester and Ashley Juggins from Cheltenham have been charged with conspiracy to commit arson.
Two men have been charged with conspiracy to commit arson after yesterday's fire at a mosque in Gloucester.
Clive Ceronne, 37 and of Redwood Close in Gloucester and Ashley Juggins, 20 and of Brooklyn Road in Cheltenham, will appear before magistrates in Cheltenham tomorrow.
A second man has been arrested in connection with a fire at a mosque in Gloucester.
The 20-year-old from Cheltenham was arrested on suspicion of arson. A 37 year old man from Gloucester has also been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody.
Police say CCTV shows a man pouring petrol around the door of the mosque on Ryecroft Street and setting it alight before being driven away by a second offender.
Sheriff of Gloucester and ward councillor Said Hansdot assured us that the local community will stick together in the face of today's fire at the mosque in Ryecroft Street.
Members of the Muslim community in Gloucester told us that today's arson attack was deeply worrying. They are concerned that it could have been so much worse.
Local resident Milan Mizen saw the attack on the mosque in Gloucester. He told us what happened.
A 37 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and a second man is being sought after a fire at a mosque in Gloucester.
Richard Payne reports from the building on Ryecroft Street.
A mosque in Gloucester has been targeted in a suspected arson attack. Firefighters were called to the Masjid-e-Noor mosque in Ryecroft Street early this morning, after CCTV showed a man using petrol to set the door alight. A 37-year-old man has been arrested and is in police custody.