Oxfordshire farm astroturf fire investigated as 'arson'
Date of alert:
Tuesday, 14 February 2023
Thames Valley Police
Officers from Thames Valley Police’s rural crime taskforce are investigating the fire as a potential arson.
Police were called by the fire brigade at around 4.30pm on Sunday, February 12, that several ‘large rolls’ of astroturf had been set alight on a farm near Shellingford, south Oxfordshire.
A spokesman for the rural crime taskforce said: “We are appealing for witnesses [who] may have been in the area at the time or have information relating to the fire to contact us.”
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