Man arrested on suspicion of arson in Newhaven

POLICE have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life following a fire in Newhaven on Friday (1 April).

Sussex Police and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to a bin fire in Valley Road at 7.36pm.

The fire was extinguished and no one was injured.

The man was bailed until June 2 pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information about how the fire started should contact Sussex Police on 0845 6070999.

Alternatively contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting serial 1591 of 1/4.