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CCTV released as police step up Hersden arson probe

Police have stepped up their investigation into an early morning arson attack at a car wash.

A vehicle parked on the forecourt outside the business in Island Road, Hersden, was set on fire at about 1.30am on Saturday, April 18.

Police want to speak to this person

A second car was set alight three hours later.

The blazes were put out by fire crews, but both vehicles were damaged beyond repair.

Officers have released CCTV footage of a person they believe may be able to help their investigation into the incidents near Canterbury.

Officers investigating the arson in Hersden have released CCTV footage of a person who may be able to assist their enquiries. Picture: Kent Police
Officers investigating the arson in Hersden have released CCTV footage of a person who may be able to assist their enquiries. Picture: Kent Police

They are urging anyone with information to call them on 01843 222289, quoting the reference number 46/66427/20, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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