Arson arrest in Sompting

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life in Sompting.

Police were called to an address in Millfield, Sompting, after concerns were raised for a man's welfare at around 8pm on Friday, August 13.

Officers tried to force entry after smoke was seen coming from the letterbox.

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The man inside opened the door and police used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire.

A 22-year-old man has been released on bail until Thursday, August 26.

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