Teens arrested on suspicion of arson

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SCHOOLCHILDREN were arrested by police in the early hours of this morning (Tues) after starting fires behind a town centre shop.

Police were called to Poundstretcher in London Road after reports that bins behind the store had been set alight at around 5.40am.

Two 15-year-olds and two 14-year-olds were arrested on suspicion of arson and are currently being questioned at Grantham Police Station.

The youths are all from the Grantham area.

Anyone with information should call police on 0300 111 0300 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.