Police hunt man suspected of starting fire near The Falkirk Wheel

Police are hunting for a man suspected of starting a fire near The Falkirk Wheel.

The blaze took hold in an area of gorse near the tourist attraction at about 3:00pm on Saturday, April 3.

Officers say a man who was wearing a dark t-shirt, grey joggers and black cap at the time “may be involved”.

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A fire took hold near The Falkirk Wheel on Saturday afternoon. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Anyone who was in the area around that time, or who has relevant information, is asked to contact police on 101.

Quote incident number 1112 of April 4.

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