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Appeal following suspected arson in Edmonton

News   •   May 27, 2019 09:53 BST

Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a suspected arson in Edmonton.

Officers were called at around 23:30hrs on Tuesday, 21 May, to reports of a fire at an address in Whitehead Close, N18.

Police attended, along with colleagues from the London Fire Brigade.

The fire was extinguished.

There were no reported injuries.

Officers are treating the fire as a suspected arson. Work is underway to establish the full circumstances.

As part of their enquiries detectives are keen to trace a person, wearing a hooded tracksuit top, who was seen running from the area towards Plowmans Close at around that time. There is no further description available.

Anyone with information that may assist police is asked to call North Area BCU via 101 quoting ref 8864/20 May.

Alternatively tweet @MetCC, or to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.