Teenager arrested in connection with Thetford fires is released on bail

Thetford news from the Bury Free Press
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A teenager who was arrested in connection with a series of fires in Thetford has been released on bail.

The 16-year-old boy was detained at an address in the town in the early hours of Wednesday morning, shortly after 3am.

The teenager was taken to Bury Police Investigation Centre and questioned in connection with recent suspected arsons on the Pines estate.

He was later released on bail with conditions including a night-time curfew until September 9 while enquiries continue.

Officers will continue with increased patrols following incidents in Elm Road and Kimms Belt on Sunday and Monday.

Anyone with information relating to the incidents should contact police on 101.