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Two men arrested after three cars set on fire at house near Lichfield

By Dayna Farrington | Lichfield | Crime | Published:

Two men have been arrested after an arson attack at a property in Staffordshire in the early hours.

Garnet Close, Stonnall. Photo: Google Maps

Staffordshire Police were called to reports of three cars on fire at a house on Garnet Close, in Stonnall, near Lichfield, shortly after midnight.

No-one was injured in the arson attack.

A 19-year-old man and a 55-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the incident and both remained in custody on Wednesday afternoon.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "Police were called at 12.15am on Wednesday, to reports that three cars were on fire at a house on Garnet Close, in Stonnall, near Lichfield.

"One of the vehicles windows had also been smashed.

"Officers, together with firefighters from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service attended. Thankfully, no-one was injured.

"A 19-year-old man, from Coventry, was arrested on suspicion of arson and a 55-year-old man, also from Coventry, was arrested on suspicion of attempted arson with intent to endanger life. Both remain in custody."

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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