Man is charged with arson attacks at Surrey flat block

An 18-year-old man has been charged with a series of arson attacks at flats above a shopping centre in Surrey.

The man, from Walton, is accused of four counts of arson at The Heart Centre in Walton-on-Thames.

Surrey Police said he appeared at Staines Magistrates' Court on Saturday and was remanded in custody to appear again at a later date.

The force said a 22-year-old woman who was also arrested was later released without charge.

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