West Midlands Police have asked for the publics help to locate a male who is wanted for questioning after a house was set on fire while a woman and two children were inside.
The incident happened in Northfield on Monday morning (13th April).
Detectives want to speak to David White in connection with the outrageous attack that happened in Farren Road just before 08:30 hours.
Thankfully, the woman and the two children were able to escape from the property before it was engulfed in flames.
34-year-old White is suspected of gaining access to the property and setting fire to house furnishings before leaving the premises and fleeing from the area.
Inspector Dave Sproson from West Midlands Police said:
“We believe this was a deliberate act, and those inside the property were known to White.
“It’s just fortunate nobody was seriously injured, and they have since been safeguarded.
“We urgently need to trace and speak to him, and I would urge anyone with information to get in touch as soon as possible.”
Police have asked that members of the public who have any information in relation to the whereabouts of White to contact them via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk, or call 101, quoting crime reference number 20BW/88653G/20.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111″.
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