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Man charged for arson and assault in Ripley
Detectives have charged a man with arson and assault following a fire in Ripley.
The 36-year-old man, who is from the town, is due to appear before magistrates today.
At around 12.45am on Sunday, October 21, police received reports that a man had been assaulted in Victor’s, in Grosvenor Road, Ripley. The 51-year-old had been punched in the face.
A short time later, police were called to a house fire at Butterley Hill, Ripley. Officers linked the two crimes and the suspect was arrested that morning, questioned and later charged.
George Wharmby, Amber Sound FM News
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