An arrest has been made by officers investigating a suspected arson at a pub near Rochester Airport.

Kent Police was called at around 11.25pm on Thursday 5 May 2022 to a report of a fire at the Tiger Moth in Highview Drive.

No injuries were reported but damage was caused to the entrance and interior of the pub.

The following evening officers attended an address in Chatham and arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of committing arson with intent to endanger life.

He remains in custody as enquiries into the incident continue.

Witnesses or anyone with information is urged to call the appeal line on 01634 792209 quoting reference 46/85410/22. You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form at this link.

By Ed

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