Four men arrested for arson in Saffron Walden released without charge

09:47 24 June 2014

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Four men arrested on suspicion of arson have been released without charge in connection with the discovery of a burning motorcycle in Saffron Walden.

It follows an incident on Sunday night where a motorcycle was discovered on fire at Catons Lane farm shortly after 10pm.

Two of the men were charged with resisting arrest and one has additionally been charged with an arson in November last year.

Christopher Perriss, 24, of Broomfields, Hatfield Heath was charged with resisting arrest on Sunday (June 22), and arson, on November 15, 2013 in Saffron Walden relating to a car fire. He will appear at Colchester Magistrates Court today (Tuesday, June 24).

Harry Shakespare, 23, of Jacksons Lane, Great Chesterford was charged with assaulting a police officer.

He has been released on bail to appear at Colchester Magistrates Court on July 8.

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