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Man charged after Springhead house fire

Police investigating after a house in Saddleworth was broken into and set on fire have charged a man.

Michael Kitson of Hillside Avenue, Oldham has been charged with burglary and arson with intent to endanger life and appeared at Oldham Magistrates court on the 2 January 2015 where he was remanded to appear at Manchester Crown Court at a later date.

At around 2am Thursday 1 January 2015, a man broke into an address on Woodleigh Road in Springhead and […]

Man arrested after Springhead house fire

A man has been arrested after a house was broken into and set on fire in Saddleworth.

At around 2am Thursday 1 January, a man broke into an address on Woodleigh Road in Springhead and started a fire within the property before leaving through the back door.

Emergency services were called and upon arrival at the scene, the fire service found address ablaze but were able to bring the fire under control.

Police have now arrested a 36-year-old man on […]

Man arrested after arson attacks on vehicles

 

Police investigating a series of arson attacks on vehicles in Oldham have made an arrest.

A total of eight cars were deliberately torched in Royton and Shaw on Tuesday, 1 January 2013.

A 27-year-old man from Oldham was arrested yesterday, Monday 7 January 2013, on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life. He remains in police custody for questioning.

Some time between 2am and 3.30am a vehicle was set alight while it was parked in a garage attached […]