Boy, 10, arrested over Birkenhead house 'arson'

A 10-year-old boy has been bailed after being arrested over an alleged arson attack on a house in Birkenhead.

Investigators are working to find out how the fire in Newport Close started on Saturday afternoon.

No-one was injured but two properties suffered damage, a police spokesman said.

Detectives are now checking CCTV footage from the area and carrying out house-to-house inquiries. They asked for any witnesses to come forward.

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