Gloucestershire

Teenagers arrested over Cheltenham house fire

Two male teenagers from Cheltenham have been arrested in connection with a break-in and fire at an empty property in the town.

Police responded to reports that the house on Prestbury Road had been broken into on Saturday at about 1630 BST.

When officers arrived at the scene a fire had started at the house.

The 18-year-old and 17-year-old were arrested on suspicion of burglary and arson, and have been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

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