Man arrested over pub fire attack in Leicester

A man has been arrested in connection with an assault which left two men with burn injuries.

The attack happened at about 00:40 BST on 25 October at the Rainbow and Dove pub in Charles Street, Leicester.

Russell Banks, 21, is still being treated at Nottingham City Hospital for burn injuries. Robert Laszewsk, 20, suffered burns to his face.

A 21-year-old man was arrested in London on Wednesday and remains in police custody.

No further action will be taken with two men, aged 28 and 20, who were arrested and released on police bail.

Leicestershire Police are still appealing for information about the attack.

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