Man arrested – Threats to kill and attempted arson (Southport)


Photo: Police Scientific attends the scene (7:15pm)

Man arrested – Threats to kill and attempted arson (Southport)

Emergency services were called to Alexandra Road, Southport shortly after 6:30pm this evening following reports of a disturbance, Sunday 27 March 2016.

The altercation started earlier this afternoon between two brothers which later led to the non-resident brother trying to set fire to the flat.

A man was arrested at the scene after making threats to kill and attempted arson of the flats within the building. He was taken to Copy lane police station for further questioning.

Two fire engines attended the scene and section of Alexandra Road road near to Knowsley Road was cordoned off by police.


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