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Police investigate arson at barbers in Frodsham

Detectives investigating a fire at a barbers in Frodsham are appealing for information.

The incident took place at around 8.30pm on Monday 5 April and is currently being treated as arson.

Two men were seen in the area at around the time the premises, on Main Street, was deliberately set alight.
The pair then fled the scene – one of the men was riding a motorcycle and the other was on a scooter.

Enquiries in relation to the arson are ongoing and detectives are appealing for anyone who has not provided police with information to get in touch.

Detective Sergeant Simon Owen, from Chester Local Policing Unit, said: “I want to reassure the local community that incidents like this are very rare in this area and an investigation is underway to find those responsible.

“We are currently treating the fire as arson and we believe it to have been a targeted attack.

“While we have conducted a number of enquiries and spoken to witnesses, I am still keen to hear from anyone who may have information and has not yet contacted us.

“Likewise if you have CCTV or dash cam footage that may assist the investigation please get in touch.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 956725 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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