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Investigators have issued an appeal for information following a suspected arson in Swanley



Kent Police was called at around 3.25pm on Friday 25 December 2020 to a report a rubbish bin was on fire at an address in Erica Court.


Officers attended the scene along with fire crews who extinguished the blaze which had also caused damage to a porch at the front of the house.


Investigating officer, PC Martin Sabin said: ‘Officers have been making house-to-house enquiries and checking for CCTV in the area to track down any suspects.


‘We are urging anyone who was in the area between 3pm and 4pm and saw anything suspicious or unusual to call the appeal line.’


Motorists who may have been in the area are also asked to check for any dashcam footage, and local residents are requested to view home security CCTV or doorbell cameras, for anything that may assist the investigation.


Anyone with information who has not yet spoken to the police should call Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting crime reference 46/226366/20.


You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555111, or complete the online form.