Nettleford Road Whalley Range

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A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent following an incident in the early hours of yesterday morning (19 September 2021).

Emergency services attended an address in the Nettleford Road area of Manchester just at around 2am, after receiving numerous reports from members of the public that a man was outside on the street attempting to set fire to property’s and vehicles.


The man was detained and arrested by officers before being taken to hospital.

No one was injured in the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information, or anyone who witnessed this incident who has not already spoken to police, is asked to contact the CID at West Didsbury Police Station on 01618564335 quoting reference number 410 of the 19 September 2021.Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.