“Distressing” Skegness arson attack sparks appeal

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Police in Skegness have urged for witnesses to come forward after a “distressing” arson attack in the town in the early hours of Thursday morning.

At approximately 3.15am on Thursday a fire was discovered at the rear of a property close to the junction of Drummond Road and Serena Road in Skegness.

“Unknown offenders had placed a mattress against the rear of the property before setting it alight. The fire caused damage to the rear of the property,” said PCSO Dave Bunker.

“This incident has caused considerable distress to the victims and police appeal for anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area to contact them as soon as possible.”

Call police on 101 quoting ‘incident number 41 of September 5’ or contact PCSO Dave Bunker directly on 07939 312764. You can also email him on david.bunker@lincs.pnn.police.uk.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.