Arson-hit Northamptonshire man flees via window

A man was forced to leap from a first-floor window to escape an arson attack on a house in Northamptonshire.

Police believe petrol was used to deliberately set the house on Brownlow Court, Northampton alight at about 04:30 GMT.

The man suffered minor injuries and was treated at Northampton General Hospital.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to contact Northamptonshire Police.

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