Suspicious fire in Johnson Avenue, Rugby

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A SUSPICIOUS fire is being investigated after a car and bins were found alight in Johnson Avenue, Rugby.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident, which happened at around 3.30am on Friday morning (September 16) at a JOhnson Avenue Home. Officers say the occupant heard something and went outside and saw the fire. Several wheelie bins and a Ford Fiesta car were well alight, causing damage to a carport.

Police have carried out house to house enquiries and are appealing to anyone who saw suspicious activity around this area, which may have led to the ignition of the fire.

Witnesses are asked to please contact DC 1595 Twynham in the Local Investigation team South on 01926 415000 ext 4216 or voicemail 11550, or via the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.