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Arson attack in Thetford damages cafe

13:09 23 July 2012

Firefighters were called to two blazes in a matter of minutes in Great Yarmouth town centre today.

Firefighters were called to two blazes in a matter of minutes in Great Yarmouth town centre today.

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A fire started at the back of a cafe has caused “extensive” damage to the building.

The blaze, in which nobody was injured, began in the early hours of July 11 in the area of St Giles Lane car park, Thetford. A man was seen removing items from a bin between 12.25am and 1am and setting light to them.

Anyone with information should contact PC Rob Dewhurst at Thetford Police Station on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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