New house badly damaged by arsonists

AN arsonist tried to set light to a new unoccupied house in Ipswich by pushing paper through a letterbox and lighting it.The fire caused around £2,000 of damage to the door and carpets of the house in Foxhall Road.

AN arsonist tried to set light to a new unoccupied house in Ipswich by pushing paper through a letterbox and lighting it.

The fire caused around £2,000 of damage to the door and carpets of the house in Foxhall Road. The inside of the property was also severely smoke damaged.

The arsonist struck at about 7.30am on Thursday.

Anyone who can help catch the person responsible should call Ipswich police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.