Witnesses are being sought following a number of suspicious vehicle fires in Margate.

Two arrests have been made while officers from the Chief Constable’s Crime Squad continue to investigate the circumstances of the fires.

During the evening of Monday 12 September 2022, officers were made aware that Kent Fire and Rescue Service had been called to a total of four fires between 9pm and 11.20pm.

A motorbike was found alight in Hartsdown Road, and three cars were found on fire in Millmead Road, Selborne Road and Argyle Avenue.

Men arrested

In the early hours of Tuesday 13 September, two men aged 20 and 24 from Broadstairs were arrested on suspicion of arson and were taken into custody while enquiries are ongoing.

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious or has CCTV footage of any of the four fires to come forward.

Witnesses should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/178561/22.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.

By Ed

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