Police investigating petrol station fire in Salford

Cleggs Lane Service Station, Cleggs lane, Little Hulton Credit: Google Maps

Police are investigating a suspected arson in Little Hulton.

At around 2am on Tuesday 19th April 2016, emergency services were alerted to a fire at Cleggs Lane Service Station, Cleggs lane, Little Hulton.

The Fire Service extinguished the fire and no-one was injured.

Officers attended and discovered that accelerant had been poured through the roof and set alight.

An investigation into the incident has been launched.

The offender is described as a man of medium build, about 5ft 7in tall, and wearing dark tracksuit with the hood pulled up.

Detective Sergeant Zoe Nightingale of Salford Division said:

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 8361 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.