Youth appears on fire raising charges related to July blaze

Renewed appeal for witnesses to serious sexual assault in Elgin.
17-year-old appearing in court today.

A 17-YEAR-OLD MALE is set to appear at Elgin Sheriff Court today in connection with a blaze on Elgin’s Alba Place in July.

Police Scotland say that the teen has been charged in connection with a wilful fire-raising that saw fire appliances from Elgin and Fochabers rush to the scene on July 16.

Police launched an immediate investigation into cause of the blaze although it is understood there were no injuries sustained.

Officers have thanked the public for their assistance in the inquiry.