Sunderland man denies arson attack that destroyed car

A man has appeared in court charged with arson after a car fire in Sunderland.

Thursday, 9th January 2020, 3:25 pm
Updated Friday, 10th January 2020, 10:43 am

Kenneth Thomas Sherrington, 28, pleaded not guilty to the charge when he appeared before South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court on Thursday morning.

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Prosecuting, Geoff Taylor, said Sherrington, of Villette Road, is alleged to have set fire to a Peugeot Allure on November 26 last year causing £6,000 damage to the car, which was destroyed.

Sherrington was bailed ahead of a trial to take place at Newcastle Crown Court on February 6 at 10am.

Kenneth Sherrington, inset, denied arson when he appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates Court.
Kenneth Sherrington, inset, denied arson when he appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates Court.