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Three arrested following fire in Skelmersdale


Three teenagers have been arrested after a fire was started at a former Co-op bank building.

Police were called at around 7.50pm on Tuesday, September 15th, to reports of a fire at the derelict site, on Westgate.

Police attended and found offenders had entered the building and set it alight before making off.

A short time later we arrested three teenagers from Skelmersdale on suspicion of criminal damage – arson not endangering life. The youths, two boys and a girl, aged 13 and 14, were later released under investigation.

Enquiries are ongoing and anybody with information is asked to get in touch on 101, quoting log number 1307 of September 15th.


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