Arson attack in Byker
Dated: 16 Feb 2010
Police are appealing for witnesses after an arson attack in Byker.
Between 5pm and 7.30pm on Monday February 15 two hooded men broke into the yard at a business on St Lawrence Road in Byker by cutting their way through razor wire.
The pair then set fire to an HGV trailer using an accelerant. The trailer and a shipment of recycled clothing was destroyed.
Anyone who was in the area at the time of the attack or who has information about it is asked to contact the Byker and Walker Neighbourhood Policing Team on 03456 043 043, ext. 69191, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.