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Storage shed torched

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POLICE are appealing for help to trace an arsonist who was seen running away from a Wigan car wash.

Fire crews were called to a wooden storage unit belonging to a car wash next to Topp Nosh, in Scholefield Lane, Scholes, which had been set alight.

The shed, which contained materials and cleaning chemicals, was completely destroyed by the flames.

Witnesses saw a male running away from the scene, at around 4.30am on Saturday.

He was described as 5ft 8in tall, wearing black clothing and a baseball cap.

He was seen running towards Manchester Road, in Higher Ince.

Police confirmed the cause of the blaze as possible deliberate ignition.

 

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