Man sought over £1 million Farnley arson


Police have named a man they want to trace in connection with a high-value arson at a Farnley business.

Officers want to speak to Peter Neil Cheetham in relation to a fire that caused almost £1m of damage to businesses at Ratcliffe Mill, in Tong Road, in the early hours of Tuesday, January 23 this year.

Officers have been carrying out extensive enquiries to trace him after he was identified as a suspect but have so far been unable to locate him.

Cheetham, aged 23, is local to Seacroft and East End Park. He also has connections to the Hyde Park area.

Anyone who has seen him or who has any information that could assist officers is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13180036668 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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