Two arsonists sought by Kent Police after Canterbury Blaze

two arsonists sought by kent police after canterbury blaze

Kent Police is continuing to appeal for information following a suspicious fire in Hambrook Marshes, Canterbury.

The fire is believed to have started between 3pm and 3.30pm on Thursday 19 March 2020 and destroyed a wooden platform used for pond-dipping.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended and the fire was extinguished with no injuries reported.

The fire is being treated as suspicious.

Following enquiries, officers have released details of two boys seen in the area at the time of the incident.

The first boy is white and believed to be aged between 12 and 16 years old, with a slim build and light brown hair. He was wearing a black hooded top with a white Puma logo on and black trousers or jeans.

The second boy is white, aged in his mid to late teens and has an athletic build. He has short dark brown hair and was wearing a blue long-sleeved top featuring a small white logo positioned on the top left.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time or who may have information about anyone involved.

Anyone with information is urged to call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/57593/20.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at