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Police arrest one on suspicion of arson in Ystad

Published söndag 29 juli 2012 kl 13.42
Police cordoned off the Hamn café in Ystad, that a man is suspected of having tried to set on fire early Sunday morning. Photo: Johan Nilsson / SCANPIX

Police arrested a man in the southern coastal city of Ystad early Sunday morning on suspicion of arson.

News agency TT reports the police had trailed the man, 62, for several hours before arresting him as he tried to set the Hamn café on fire.

A string of some six suspected arson crimes have hit Ystad and its surroundings since July 11, and the police there have had extra staff on hand to solve the mystery behind who might be behind the fires.

Police have not ruled out that one person is behind all the fires, reports TT.

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