Bath church damaged in arson attack

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Police are appealing for information after a church in Bath was damaged in an arson attack.

Authorities believe a rough sleeper’s belongings were set alight and the fire spread to the doors, causing damage.

Dorset and Somerset Fire Service managed to control the fire at the Central United Reform Church on Argyle Street at about 3am on Wednesday 8 November.

Anyone with more information or who may have witnessed the incident it urged to get in touch with police by calling 101 and quoting reference 5217255283.