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Man charged with four Fakenham arson offences

PUBLISHED: 19:14 08 January 2018 | UPDATED: 22:45 08 January 2018

The damage left after the arson attack at Fakenham Rugby Club. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

The damage left after the arson attack at Fakenham Rugby Club. Picture: ADAM LAZZARI.

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A man has been charged with four arson offences in Fakenham.

Stuart Steele, a 24-year-old from Fakenham of no fixed abode, was also charged with criminal damage, attempted theft and possession of an offensive weapon.

Mr Steele was arrested at around 11.30am on Saturday morning and was remanded in police custody over the weekend before appearing in Norwich Magistrates Court this morning.

Mr Steele has been bailed until April 1.

Inspector Edward Brown said the arrest had followed information received from a member of the public.

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