Ashton-on-Ribble suspected arson triggers police appeal

Posted on - 27th November, 2023 - 7:41pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Preston News, Tulketh
Police have released a CCTV picture of two men they want to speak to Pic: Preston Police

Police want to speak to two men after a suspected arson attempt in Ashton-on-Ribble.


During the early hours of Tuesday 21 November a burning item was pushed through a letterbox at a property in Pedders Lane.

Preston Police say the homeowner managed to put the fire out before it spread too fire and no injuries were sustained.

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A police spokesperson said: “However this incident could have been serious, or even fatal, and our enquiries are very much underway.


“As part of our investigation we would now like to speak to the men in the images.

“If you recognise them, or have any other information about this incident, please get in touch straight away.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting log 0036 of November 21 or email

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