Man arrested over arson attack on house in Stroud

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire badly damaged a house in Stroud.

Crews from Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Warwick Close in Rodborough at about 2130 GMT on Saturday night.

The whole of the ground floor was said to be gutted and the first floor severely damaged. A car parked nearby was scorched, but nobody was injured.

The suspect was bailed to return to Stroud Police station on 13 May.

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