Man escapes Stockton arson attack

A man has managed to escape from a fire at a house in Stockton unhurt.

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Police appeal follows Stockton church arson

Scene at Stockton church Credit: ITV

Police are appealing for information after a fire at a church on Bishopton Road in the early hours of july 29.

St Bede's Church Credit: ITV

A 68-year-old man was in the church at the time and managed to escape unhurt.

The fire is being treated as suspicious and police believe it was started deliberately.

Damage Credit: ITV

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.

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