Hertfordshire police have released CCTV images following an alleged arson at the offices of North Herts Council.

The incident reportedly took place just after 5.30am on Thursday, March 30 in Gernon Road, Letchworth.

At that time, it was reported that a pallet had been placed by the building's front doors and some rubbish placed on top of it, before being set alight.


Teams from Hertfordshire police and Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service were sent to the scene.

The fire was subsequently extinguished, with no damage to the building.


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Detective Constable Rebecca Hargrave said: "We are releasing these CCTV images as we believe the individual pictured may have been in the area at the time and could assist with our investigation.

“I appreciate the quality of the images are poor, but we are committed to exhausting every line of enquiry that’s available to us.

“If this is you, you recognise the individual pictured, or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area at the time, please email me at Rebecca.Hargrave@herts.police.uk.”

Information can also be reported online at herts.police.uk/report or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/25697/23.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111, or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.