Police make arrest after Morley restaurant fire

Arson Squad detectives have charged a 30-year-old man as a result of their investigation into a fire at a Shisha Bar and restaurant located on Walter Road West Morley on Wednesday, 23 September 2020.

It is alleged just before 3am, the man forced entry into the restaurant and set fire to several areas within the kitchen area. The fire spread through the kitchen and into the ceiling space causing extensive damage.

On Tuesday 27 October 2020, Arson Squad detectives arrested the man and charged him with:-

• Criminal Damage by Fire; and

• Burglary and Commit.

The man from Middle Swan is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today, 28 October 2020.

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