Teenagers arrested on suspicion of arson after Tesco supermarket fire

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a blaze at a supermarket.

Friday, 16th February 2018, 4:12 pm
Updated Friday, 16th February 2018, 4:20 pm
Tesco Hemsworth, picture courtesy of Google.

The fire took hold in the foyer of Tesco Hemsworth between 2am and 2.20am on Saturday, February 10.

Wakefield CID launched an appeal for information about the blaze earlier this week and have since arrested two youths.

A 16-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of arson on Wednesday.

Sign up to our daily Wakefield Express Today newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

And a 14-year-old girl was arrested yesterday.

Police said both had been released under investigation.

Enquiries are ongoing.