Two men charged with conspiracy to commit arson Date published: 7th February 2016 4.02pm

Two men are due to appear at South Cheshire Magistrates Court in connection with allegations of threats through postings on social networking sites.

The men aged 19 and 23 are both from the Crewe area and were arrested on Saturday 6th February. Following questioning they have been charged with a number of offences including conspiracy to commit arson.

Both men have been remanded in police custody and are due to appear at South Cheshire Magistrates tomorrow, Monday 8th February.

Inspector Alan Fairclough said: “We take all incidents of crime and disorder extremely seriously. We will not tolerate any sort of behaviour that has a negative effect on the quality of life of others. Anyone who threatens the community will be dealt with swiftly and robustly.

“Information from the community is vital and I urge anyone in the local community who is concerned about crime in their local area the team here at Crewe on 101.”