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Appeal for witnesses following arson in Winchester

Police appealing for witnesses after a fire was started in a vacant building next to the leisure centre on Bar End Road, Winchester


Officers carrying out patrols in the area discovered the fire shortly after 8.20pm on Wednesday 20 April.  


The fire caused damage to the building and police are investigating it as an arson.


Officers are carrying out a number of enquiries and are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed something or has any information that could help their investigation. 


Were you in the area at the time? Perhaps you saw someone enter or leave the building? 


Anyone with information is asked to phone 101 quoting reference 44220155074.


Alternatively, people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.