Teen arrest over Calow arson spree

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A teenager has been arrested in connection with a spate of deliberate fires in the Calow area.

The man (18) was held and released on police bail yesterday, Wednesday June 1, pending further inquiries.

Recent incidents have included newspaper been stuffed in the drain of St Peter’s Church, Top Road, and set alight causing damage to the drainpipe. A detached garage off Dark Lane, Calow was set alight a and a small amount of damage was caused to the wooden roof.

There have also been deliberate fires at garages on Church Lane and a deliberate bin fire on North Road.

Anyone with information about any of the fires should contact Derbyshire police on 0345 123 3333 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.