25/07/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

Images Released after Two Dogs and 20 Pigeons Die in Alleged Arson Attack

Police are releasing images of the damage caused by the alleged arson attack on the South Bank smallholding site during the early hours of Saturday 23rd July.

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Three vehicles were set on fire with the fire spreading to a nearby dog run which contained 20 pigeons and two family pet dogs.

One of the dogs was a five-year-old Husky named Skye and the other was a small Terrier named Pippa and they both died in the fire along with the pigeons.

 The family have been left devastated by the attack.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact DC Glenn Harland of Redcar Volume Crime on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.