Man arrested over Farnley arson attack – police continue appeal for information


A man has been arrested by detectives investigating an arson attack on a house in Farnley.

The 24-year-old was arrested last night on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life in relation to an incident at a house in Butterbowl Mount, Farnley.

A mother and young child had to be rescued by firefighters shortly after midnight in the early hours of Saturday (20 November).

Police are continuing to appeal for information.

Anyone with any information that could assist the investigation is asked contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13210599474 or online via

Information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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