Suspected teenage arsonist bailed

AN 18-year-man from Ipswich, arrested on suspicion of arson following the blaze at the town's Copleston High School has been released on bail until October 5, pending further inquiries.

AN 18-year-man from Ipswich, arrested on suspicion of arson following the blaze at the town's Copleston High School has been released on bail until October 5, pending further inquiries.

The fire broke out around 11pm on Sunday and caused damage estimated to run into hundreds of thousands of pounds.

At one point around 100 firefighters were at the school tackling the blaze.

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