28th Sep, 2020

Man charged after Coventry flats fire

John Carlon 14th Sep, 2020

POLICE have charged 23-year-old man with arson after a fire at flats in Coventry.

Firefighters contained the blaze in a 14th-floor flat in Wellington Street, Hillfields on Friday (September 11).

Nobody was hurt, but paramedics say they assessed four people at the scene.

Abdu Aden, of Wellington Street, Coventry, has been charged with two counts of arson with intent/recklessness to endanger life.

He is also charged with possession of a blade and is due to appear before Coventry Magistrates’ Court today (September 14).

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