Primary School Fire 'Arson'

8 April 2013, 12:23 | Updated: 8 April 2013, 12:28

Police have told Heart they think a fire at a Luton primary school on the evening of Saturday 6 April 2013 was started deliberately in a classroom.

Fire crews and police were called to Downside School on Chaul End Lane at 7.25pm. Bedfordshire Police say the school had been entered and set alight inside.

Five men or teenage boys were seen in the area between arond 5.30pm and 7.30pm.  Detectives are keen to speak to these people.  They are also asking anyone who saw anything suspicious to contact them.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to contact PC Lucy Fountain at Bedfordshire Police on 01582 394314.