Appeal following arsons at two Aylsham churches

Just Regional
Apr 22, 2016 1 min read

Police are appealing for information after arsonist/s targeted two churches in Aylsham.

The first incident happened between 11am on Sunday 17 April and 3.45pm on Monday 18 April 2016. An unknown material was set alight and pushed through the letterbox of St John of the Cross church on White Hart Street causing smoke damage and damage to the door.

In a second incident three wheelie bins were set alight outside St Michael’s Church on Market Place between 6pm on Wednesday 20 April and 7.55am on Thursday 21 April 2016 causing smoke damage to the outside of the building.

Officers are linking the incidents and would like to hear from anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the areas between the times stated to contact them.

Anyone with information should contact PC Greig Shepherd at Aylsham Police Station on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Aylsham Parish Church

Aylsham Parish Church




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