Bikers hunted over '˜targeted' arson

Police are investigating a suspected arson at a house near Billinge.

Friday, 3rd June 2016, 8:00 am
Updated Friday, 3rd June 2016, 10:33 am

Two men on a white scrambler bike were seen throwing a petrol bomb at the house on Woodlands Road, Haresfinch, in the early hours of Thursday.

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The fire had been put out by the time the emergency services arrived at around 1.45am. A police spokesman said: “The incident is being treated as a deliberate and targeted attack and an investigation by St Helens CID has been launched.”

Witnesses should call 0151 6804.