Police release CCTV image over arson incidents

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Police investigating a number of arson offences in Batley have released a CCTV image of a man who they would like to speak to.

Three separate reports were received of fire damage being caused to two cars parked in Upper Road and two large waste bins outside the Holy Trinity Church. The damage is all reported to have occurred between 6am and 6.30am on March 20.

PCSO Simon Huscroft, of Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “As part of our ongoing enquiries, we are keen to identify and speak to the man pictured in this CCTV image. We would urge anyone with information about his identity, or indeed the man himself, to come forward to assist us in our investigation of these offences.

“Anyone with information is asked to call Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing Team via 101.”