Two Teenagers Arrested after Arson Probe Launched at King George V playing fields Cosham

two teenagers arrested after arson probe launched at king george v playing fields cosham

Police investigating an arson attack on the pavilion at King George V playing fields in Cosham, which was reported at about 10.30pm last night, have made two arrests.

A 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy were taken to hospital with burns. The 17-year-old has been discharged from hospital and the 15-year-old is being moved to Salisbury Hospital.
A 14-year-old boy from Hursley has been arrested on suspicion of arson and a 17-year-old boy from Portsmouth has been arrested on suspicion with arson with intent.
A police cordon remains in place at this time.

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference 441 7038 1015, or contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously.