Police are appealing for witnesses after two horses died in an arson attack in Bolton.
Between 4.30am and 5am on Tuesday 22 April 2014 a fire was started deliberately at a stables off Ashworth Lane, Bolton.
A wooden stable block containing two horses was burned down and, as a result, both horses died.
Police are asking anyone who may have seen something suspicious to come forward.
Detective Constable Dave Harris of Bolton Division said:
â€œThis was a deliberate fire that caused the death of two horses. The owner is understandably very distressed and we want to find out who did this as soon as possible
â€œWe have launched a joint investigation with the Fire Service. I would urge anyone who may have seen someone acting in a suspicious manner around the stables to contact police.â€
Anyone with information should phone police onÂ 0161 8565772Â or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, onÂ 0800 555 111.