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Man charged with Blackburn arson
5:23pm Friday 23rd August 2013 in News
A 23-YEAR-OLD man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with arson, with intent to endanger life.
Raymond Brian Hargreaves, of Ulverston Close, Blackburn, is charged with starting a fire at the New Chapel Street home of Ashley Langtree, on Tuesday night.
Catherine Allan, prosecuting, told the court a fire had been started against the door, which provided the only exit from Mr Langtree’s first floor flat. She said the door had also been barricaded from the outside.Hargreaves was sent, in custody, to Preston Crown Court.