Suspected Chichester arsonist sets shoes on fire in car park

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A MAN was arrested after clothing, shoes, bedding and rubbish was set alight in Chichester early this morning (October 25).

Firefighters alerted police when they were called to deal with the fire at the rear of the Regnum Club in South Pallant at 12.01am.

A 51-year-old man from Chichester was arrested nearby on suspicion of arson and burglary.

He remained in custody this afternoon.