Community centre fire treated as arson & 'racist attack'

West Midlands Police have launched an investigation after a fire destroyed a community centre in Birmingham.

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Arsonists torch community arts centre in 'racist' attack

An arts & community centre in Birmingham has been targeted by arsonists in what's believed to be a racially motivated attack.

Ulfah Arts And Media, based at Highgate Craft Centre in Highgate Square, was destroyed in the blaze in the early hours of Tuesday 20th May.

A spokesperson for the centre says the fire comes after the centre's CEO received anti-islamic hate mail.

West Midlands Police say they are treating the fire as arson and are investigating.

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