Arson attacks on hay bales in Horsham farm

Fire crews treated a man for smoke inhalation
Fire crews treated a man for smoke inhalation

Arson attacks have caused damage to parts of Chesworth Farm in the last week, according to police.

Dog walkers and joggers in the area have been urged to report any suspicious activity to police following the incidents within a private area of the farm in Chesworth Lane, Horsham.

Police said hay bales have been set alight on numerous occasions since Wednesday July 15, and around £150 of damage has been caused to the bales and gate posts.

A group of males aged 18 to 20 were seen climbing on the bales and were asked to move on, police added.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference number 47150092607.

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