A MAN has been arrested after a fire broke out at a church today in Wokingham.

Thames Valley Police arrested a 28-year-old man, of no fixed abode, after a fire at St Paul’s Church in Reading Road, Wokingham.

It happened today about 3pm when police were called to reports of a fire inside the church.

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The force said nobody was injured.

Police officers were scrambled to the scene and launched a search of the local area with the police dog unit.

A man was arrested nearby on suspicion of arson and remains in police custody at this time, the force said.

Anybody with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact police on 101, reference 43210127821