A GANG of youths are suspected of carrying out an arson attack at an abandoned property in Thornaby.

It happened around 5pm to 5.30pm on Saturday, April 23 at an empty building on Thornaby Road.

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Several youths are suspected of smashing the property's window and setting items alight, resulting in damage to the building.

The suspects then made off into the Village Park.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information, CCTV, dash cam or mobile phone footage from the incident or from Village Park around the time of the incident to get in touch with them.

If anyone saw youths behaving suspiciously in the area around the time, officers would also like those people to get in touch.

Anyone with information can contact Cleveland Police on 101, quoting incident number 067707.


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