Series of bin fires linked

SEVERAL bins and charity bags were set alight within a short space of time on Sunday night in Worthing.

The timings of the suspected arson attacks are leading police to believe the incidents may have been linked.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service alerted officers when they were called to a fire in bags left outside a charity shop in Twyford Gardens about 11pm.

Around the same time they also dealt with two fires in wheelie bins in Salvington Road and Cedar Avenue.

Officers are linking the fires and would like to hear from anyone with information or who saw anything suspicious in the area on Sunday evening. Please call 101 quoting serial 1576 of 23/06.