Police seek man on mobility scooter after fire at Westcliff store

Police are appealing for witnesses, CCTV or dashcam footage following a suspected arson in London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea this morning, Wednesday September 9.

Officers were called by the Fire Service just after 1am to reports that there had been a fire at the Premier store and they are investigating the circumstances behind how the blaze started.

A man was seen just before 1.10am on a mobility scooter outside the property, and police would like to speak to him in connection with the incident.

If you have any information, call 101 quoting incident 122 of the 9 September or report it online at www.essex.police.uk

Anyone who’s property has been affected by the fire and has yet to speak to police are also asked to call 101.


Mick Ferris

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