Arson probe launched after barber’s shop blaze

Police appeal
Police appeal

An arson investigation has been launched following a suspicious fire at a barber’s shop.

Emergency services were called to an address on Westleigh Lane shortly after 12.25pm on Sunday.

Crews from Leigh, Hindley and Wigan fire stations all attended the blaze and battled the flames.

The incident is being treated as arson and a police investigation is now under way.

Anyone with information should ring police on 101, quoting reference number 1058 for Sunday May 7, or call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.