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Man charged in connection with Halesworth fire

PUBLISHED: 11:35 20 June 2018 | UPDATED: 10:27 21 June 2018

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: Denise Bradley.

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: Denise Bradley.

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A man who was missing for more than a week has been charged in connection with an incident of arson in Halesworth.

Stephen Wilson, 31, had last been seen in the town on Monday, June 11, but yesterday (Tuesday, June 19) he presented himself to police in Norfolk.

Wilson, of Poppy Close, Loddon, was then arrested by officers in connection with an incident of arson that took place in Market Place, Halesworth on June 11.

He was subsequently taken to Wymondham Police Investigation centre for questioning by detectives.

The 31-year-old has been charged with arson endangering life, common assault, breach of a restraining order and taking a vehicle without consent of the owner.

Wilson has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Ipswich Crown Court on Wednesday, July 18.

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