Appeal after arsonists torch motorbike in South Cheshire



Police officers have launched an investigation after arsonists torched a bike on a South Cheshire street.

Firefighters were called to Audley Street in Crewe shortly before 3am today (August 27) to reports of a fire in the open.

On arrival they discovered a motorbike was burning.

They now believe the fire is deliberate.

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A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Firefighters extinguished the fire, which left the motorbike destroyed, with a hose reel jet and made sure it was safe.

“They then handed the incident over to the police.

“Firefighters were in attendance for more than half-an-hour.

“The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 or via their website quoting incident IML 790525. Altneratively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.





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