Wigan man accused of arson attack

A man has been accused of torching a home.

Thursday, 29th July 2021, 3:38 pm

Jack Balmer, 24, of Baker Street, Poolstock, stood before Wigan justices charged with arson on Rednal Walk on July 9 being reckless as to whether it would endanger life. The case was sent to Bolton Crown Court. He was bailed subject to a curfew which involves staying at a home in Abram, pending his first appearance before a judge on August 16.

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