Doncaster detectives seek men over arson attack which left man and woman with severe burns

Detectives investigating an arson attack in Doncaster that left a man and woman with extensive burns have named four people they are keen to trace and speak to in connection with the incident
Detectives investigating an arson attack in Doncaster that left a man and woman with extensive burns have named four people they are keen to trace and speak to in connection with the incident

Doncaster detectives investigating an arson attack on a tent which left a man and woman with extensive burns have named four people they are keen to trace.

Garry Beddoes, aged 28; Jason Vicarage, 22; Joel Harrison, 20 and 21-year-old Ricky Lee Andrewatha, who are all from Doncaster, are believed to hold vital information about the incident in the early hours of Tuesday, August 18.

A 42-year-old woman and 32-year-old man were in a tent on grassed area off College Road, between Rowland Place, St James Street and Trafford Way in Doncaster town centre when it was set alight.

As the pair tried to escape they were assaulted.

A 29-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman arrested in connection with the arson have both been bailed pending further inquiries.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 42 of August 18 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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