Arson attack at home of elderly woman in Rushden

Police are appealing for witnesses after a flammable material was pushed through the letterbox of an elderly woman's house and set alight.

Saturday, 25th November 2017, 2:46 pm
Updated Saturday, 25th November 2017, 3:51 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses

The arson attack happened in the early hours of today (Saturday) at about 2.10am in Adnitt Road, Rushden.

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Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the address.

A police spokesman said: “The elderly woman was not injured and only minor fire damage was caused to the property.”

Any witnesses can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.