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Arson in Karori – scout hall extensively damaged by fire

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Wellington Police are appealing for witnesses after a suspicious fire at the Karori Scout Hall.

The hall is in Sunshine Avenue. At approximately 3.30am this morning it was extensively damaged by fire.

The offender(s) went underneath the hall.  There they set fire to a section of the hall floor.

Detective Sergeant Mike Priston says “We are appealing for anyone who has information in respect to the fire that occurred this morning to contact Wellington Police. If anyone has any information about the suspicious fire I would encourage them to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact Wellington Police on (04) 381 2000.

Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

John Saunders, the Scout zone leader for Wellington City, can be contacted on 021631663.

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