Pyromaniac suspect arrested in ‘t Zandt

Police in Groningen have arrested a man in connection with a spate of arson attacks in the village of ‘t Zandt.

At least 17 fires have been set in the village since August, mainly in empty houses and barns.
At one point the army was called in to help with the investigation by using special night viewing equipment. More details will be made public at a news conference this afternoon.

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