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Police looking for a 21-year-old after a two vehicle arson

Warwickshire Police want to speak to a 21-year-old man from Leamington Spa after an arson took place at 5am this morning.

Tom Michael Weedon Credit: Warwickshire Police

Officers have released images of Tom Michael Weedon in connection with an arson involving two vehicles which took place in the Chase Meadow area of Warwick.

Police are appealing to members of the local community who may have seen him or who have information regarding his whereabouts, to call police on 101.

If you want to give information but don't want to give your name you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or use their anonymous online form at

Fire crews to leave Digbeth factory fire shortly

West Midlands Fire service have confirmed that they're preparing to leave the site of a factory fire in Digbeth which broke out overnight.

A high-powered supercar and a luxury Rolls-Royce were destroyed in the suspected arson attack on the workshop in Birmingham.

A joint fire and police investigation is now under way after the blaze. At its height there were eight crews using breathing gear and water jets to fight the fire, which was eventually brought under control.

There were no reports of any injuries.


Digbeth factory fire 'believed to be arson'

Crews attended the fire Credit: West Midlands Fire Service

Fire services have confirmed that a fire at a factory in Digbeth is believed to be the result of an arson attack.

40 firefighters and eight fire appliances attended the scene where both jets and foam were used.

Fire investigation teams are assisting police with their inquiries.

The 150 metre squared building where the fire happened is used to house cars.

Police investigating after van set on fire in Ripley

Police are investigating the arson in Ripley Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

Police investigating an arson attack in Ripley are appealing for witnesses.

On Monday at approximately 6.30pm a yellow Vivaro van was set on fire. The van was parked near to a farm next to the former Hanson Brick site on Whitely Road, Ripley.

Officers investigating are keen to speak to anyone that may have been in the area at the time to contact them with any information.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Sean Davis on 101 quoting crime reference number 35396/15.

Family living in fear after arson attempt on their home

Chowdhury family at their home Credit: BPM Media

A family say they are living in fear after witnessing a man set fire to their home when he poured petrol through their letter box.

Marzana Chowdhury was at home with her 15 year old son Taher when she heard what sounded like running water. Then she saw a pipe had been pushed through her door and someone was pouring liquid in. She saw a man set light to her door.

The fire brigade were able to put it out before their was serious damage.

The family who have lived in the house for 20 years said they had no idea why their home was attacked.

Police are appealing for witnesses

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