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Social club attack was racially motivated, say police

PUBLISHED: 19:30 02 September 2008 | UPDATED: 15:21 07 September 2010

POLICE believe a social club in Kentish Town was the target of an arson attack last week. On Friday, a man was seen setting fire to the Ziyo Social Club in Kentish Town Road around 6.15am. Detectives say they are treating the incident as a racially motiv

POLICE believe a social club in Kentish Town was the target of an arson attack last week.

On Friday, a man was seen setting fire to the Ziyo Social Club in Kentish Town Road around 6.15am.

Detectives say they are treating the incident as a racially motivated arson and have issued an appeal for witnesses.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned Caribbean man aged between 25 and 30. He is about 6 feet tall with an athletic build and short hair.

At the time of the incident he was bare-chested and wearing black trousers.

Anyone with information should call Camden Police on 020-7404 1212 or, to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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