Mansfield boy (12) arrested over flats fire

A 12-year-old boy from Mansfield has been arrested in connection with a fire at a flats complex in Mansfield.

The fire is believed to have been ignited between 6.45 and 7.15pm on Sunday 4th December in Sandy Lane.

No-one was injured in the blaze but it caused extensive damage to the communal hallway and one resident’s doors.

Despite the arrest, police say they are reviewing CCTV footage and making house-to-house enquiries in the area.

Witnesses or anyone with any information about fire is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.