Police investigate Southwell rugby club arson

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Training kit and equipment belonging to a rugby club in Southwell has been damaged following a fire.

Nottinghamshire Police is investigating an incident of arson at the club grounds in Park Lane after a pile of wood was set on fire at about 2.30pm on Thursday 7th August.

The fire spread to a shipping container containing club equipment.

The club was targeted by thieves several days later overnight between 6pm on Monday 11th and 6.45am on Tuesday 12th August.

Offenders broke into a locked container and a building on the site, and made off with tools.

If anyone knows anything about the incident or saw someone start the fire or anyone has been offered tools for sale should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.