Duo who set fire to front door in Stourport face jail

ADMITTED ARSON: Duo pleaded guilty.

ADMITTED ARSON: Duo pleaded guilty.

First published in News

TWO men who admitted setting fire to the front door of a house in Stourport have been warned they are facing jail.

Simon Williams, 22, of Hurcott Road, Kidderminster, and 21-year-old David Smith, of Birmingham Road, Blakedown, pleaded guilty to arson when they appeared at Worcester Crown Court.

They both admitted deliberately setting fire to the front door of a house in Minster Road, Stourport, on April 18 this year. The court heard they had both been drinking and had set the fire in a revenge attack.

Judge Robert Juckes, QC ordered pre-sentence reports and warned them they could be facing jail when they return for sentencing on Friday, September 12.

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