Wellingborough arson gang target garden

A gang of Wellingborough arsonists, believed to a group of three teenagers and an older man, have set fire to a large hedge and then fled the scene.

Monday, 6th January 2020, 12:34 pm
Updated Monday, 6th January 2020, 12:35 pm
The arson attack destroyed a hedge in Abbots Way, Wellingborough

Between 4.20pm and 4.40pm on Friday, January 3, the group deliberately set fire to the hedge at the back of a property in Abbots Way, causing significant damage to the bush.

The offenders, who were described as white boys, then ran off along a footpath towards Croyland Park.

Three of the group are believed to be aged 13 to 14 years old, of a slim build and with short dark hair. One was wearing a white coat and another boy had a blue coat.

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The fourth offender was a slim, white man with short dark hair in his 20s. He was wearing a black coat and jeans.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 20000005242.