Police probe suspected arson attack in straw field near Malton

Police are asking for help as they investigate a suspected arson attack near Malton.

Thursday, 10th September 2020, 1:17 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th September 2020, 1:20 pm
Police are probing a suspected arson attack in a field near Malton.

They say a blaze in a straw field at High Mowthorpe on Thursday night is thought to have been started deliberately.

It happened at around 9pm.

Officers want to hear from anyone who can help them establish the full circumstances surrounding the fire.

In particular, they are appealing for information about anyone who may have witnessed what happened or any suspicious activity in the area at the time.

Anyone with information should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option two, and ask for Isaac Carter.

You can also email [email protected], quoting reference 12200154474.

Information can also be passed on anonymously via 0800 555111.