Group of youths set fire to oil seed rape in March farmland

PUBLISHED: 09:27 06 July 2010 | UPDATED: 09:31 06 July 2010

Chip pan fire.

Chip pan fire.

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A GROUP of four youths set fire to a small part of an oil seed rape crop growing on farmland in March.

The crop, measuring about 10ft by 3ft, was set alight in a field off Badgeney Road yesterday (Monday) at about 2.30pm.

A witness to the fire saw the youths run away from the field through the smoke.

CONTACT: The Crime and Incident Management Unit at March Police Station on 0345 456 4564 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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