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House burnt to the ground following burglary

Police believe the house in Stretton upon Fosse was broken into before being set on fire. Credit: Warwickshire Police

A house was burnt to the ground following a suspected burglary and arson attack.

The property in Warwickshire was completely destroyed by the fire, which happened in December.

Police believe the house - Hillcrest Farm in Stretton upon Fosse - was broken into before being set alight. Two motorbikes were stolen during the incident.

Hillcrest Farm was completely destroyed in the blaze. Credit: Warwickshire Police
Police want to speak to anyone who saw any suspicious activity at the property on December 4th 2018. Credit: Warwickshire Police

In an appeal, Warwickshire Police said: "Police believe the house was broken into before the premises were then set on fire.

"The farm house is on the left hand side of the Fosse Way B4455, just over the M6 motorway bridge when travelling towards Stretton Upon Fosse. The house is set back from the roadside a distance of approximately eight meters but is still visible and accessible from the road side."

The house is set back from the roadside a distance of approximately eight meters but is still visible and accessible from the road side.

– Warwickshire Police

The force would now like to speak to anyone who saw any suspicious vehicles or activity at the property between 6pm and 10pm on Tuesday 4th December 2018. They are also asking for anyone who has seen a black Harley Heritage Motorcycle and a black and silver Harley Fatboy 4W Drive to get in touch.