Police appeal for witnesses for investigation into Margate boat arson

Police are investigating the arson in Margate

Police are investigating after a boat which was intentionally set alight outside a home in Margate.

Officers were in Millmead Road on September 12 when they discovered the boat was on fire at around 3am. The occupants of the house were alerted to the incident by patrols and firefighters were called to the scene. There were no reported injuries.

The fire also caused some damage to the outside of the property. Witnesses or anyone with information, who has not yet been in contact with Kent Police, should call 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/175316/19.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org