Man charged with arson

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DETECTIVES have charged a 21-year-old man as part of an investigation into a car fire 
at Locks Heath Shopping Village.

The incident took 
place at about 3.45pm on Sunday.

Chad Dendy, 21, of Drake Close, Locks Heath, has been charged with one count of arson with intent to endanger life and has been remanded in police custody.

He was due to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court this morning.