Two men arrested for arson attack outside B&Q

Police officers investigating a car fire in Chesterfield arrested two men on suspicion of arson yesterday (Thursday, September 8).

Friday, 9th September 2016, 12:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th September 2016, 5:01 pm
A fire which destroyed a luxury sportscar outside a Chesterfield DIY store is being treated as arson.

The arrests have been made in connection with an incident on Thursday, September 1, in the B&Q car park at the Spire Walk Business Park, off the Hornsbridge roundabout where it is believed a car, a Jaguar XK Dynamic R, was set alight deliberately.

A 31-year-old man and a 24-year-old man, both from Chesterfield, have been questioned by police and released on bail.

Enquiries are still continuing into the incident and officers would like to thank several members of the public who have come forward.

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Anyone with any information should contact PC Ian Burton at Chesterfield Police Station quoting crime reference 16000260379 by calling 101, or send him a message online by visiting the ‘Contact Us’ page on

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.