Two people arrested for fires in 't Zandt

19th December 2007, Comments 0 comments

Police announce at press conference that two arrests were made in connection with arson cases.

19 December 2007

't ZAND – Police arrested a 20-year-old resident of 't Zandt and his 20-year-old girlfriend from Uithuizen on Tuesday. They are suspected of involvement in a series of fires that have been set in 't Zand over the past months.

The young man was more or less caught red handed, police said during a press conference in Groningen on Wednesday. Police had been watching him as a possible suspect for some time.

The police arrested the man on Tuesday as he exited a shed in which he had tried to set a fire. The police found a burning candle in the shed, wrapped with flammable material, the method that had been used for the other fires set in the area as well.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2007]

Subject: Dutch news

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