Van set alight in "arson attack" in Witham

Van set alight in

Van set alight in "arson attack" in Witham

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A van was deliberately set on fire following a suspected arson attack.

According to police, officers on patrol found the blue Vauxhall Combo Merit alight yesterday at around 9.20pm at the junction of Honeysuckle Way and Flora Road, Witham.

The fire service put out the blaze.

A police spokesperson said: “Initial police enquiries suggest that a window of the van had been smashed and it had been deliberately set on fire. Police are treating the fire as arson.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Braintree Police Station on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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7:15am Mon 11 Aug 14

Existentialism says...

The amount of crime reported in the press in Witham over the last three weeks has been ridiculous.
What is going on over there ?
Acid Attacks, gang fights outside pubs and arson attacks !
What happened to the sleepy little town, with the nice high street and a bit of flitch bacon !
I think there is an immigration issue over there and a little too much over housing development ?
The amount of crime reported in the press in Witham over the last three weeks has been ridiculous. What is going on over there ? Acid Attacks, gang fights outside pubs and arson attacks ! What happened to the sleepy little town, with the nice high street and a bit of flitch bacon ! I think there is an immigration issue over there and a little too much over housing development ? Existentialism
  • Score: 3

8:41am Mon 11 Aug 14

Bhudeeka says...

Existentialism - spot on.

and patrolling police spotted..what patrolling police?
urban sprawl has ruined Witham and we are stupid putting uup with it still try to fight it and you just get called all sorts of names to justify the "authorities" decision - authority - that's a joke only hae authority over the law abiding none whatsoever over the crims
Existentialism - spot on. and patrolling police spotted..what patrolling police? urban sprawl has ruined Witham and we are stupid putting uup with it still try to fight it and you just get called all sorts of names to justify the "authorities" decision - authority - that's a joke only hae authority over the law abiding none whatsoever over the crims Bhudeeka
  • Score: -1

1:41pm Mon 11 Aug 14

keith_l says...

Bhudeeka wrote:
Existentialism - spot on.

and patrolling police spotted..what patrolling police?
urban sprawl has ruined Witham and we are stupid putting uup with it still try to fight it and you just get called all sorts of names to justify the "authorities" decision - authority - that's a joke only hae authority over the law abiding none whatsoever over the crims
Bhudeeka, the police patrol in their helicopter - especially at night.
[quote][p][bold]Bhudeeka[/bold] wrote: Existentialism - spot on. and patrolling police spotted..what patrolling police? urban sprawl has ruined Witham and we are stupid putting uup with it still try to fight it and you just get called all sorts of names to justify the "authorities" decision - authority - that's a joke only hae authority over the law abiding none whatsoever over the crims[/p][/quote]Bhudeeka, the police patrol in their helicopter - especially at night. keith_l
  • Score: 6

11:53am Tue 12 Aug 14

OMPITA [Intl] says...

Perhaps it's something in the bacon?
Perhaps it's something in the bacon? OMPITA [Intl]
  • Score: 0

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